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Kildare Place Model School

Collection: Kildare Place Model School Collection
Object Type: Embroidery and Needlework Sample
Artist/Maker: Margaret Coyningham
Place Made: Dublin
Date: 1824
Media/Materials: paper, board, linen, cotton, wool, silk
Dimensions: overall: 45 cm x 34 cm x 5 cm


Part of a collection of 45 sewing, knitting and embroidery specimens and two pieces of patterned paper from (one of?) the Kildare Place Model Schools in Dublin. Held in 14 sleeves within a modern binder

Sleeve 14 incomplete unlabelled and unmounted sampler with letters A to (incomplete)F, the lettering “To God in whom i [sic] trust I lift my heart and voic [sic]/O let me not be put to shame. Nor let my foes/rejoice_To me thy truth impart. And lead me in/the way_for thou art he[incomplete]”
Decorative band of red and green strawberries(?) and a representation of a cottage, tree, bird and flowerpot with incomplete lettering “The Co” 35.5x28cm

Sleeve 14 reverse-not applicable

Object Number: ABDRG2011.18.14