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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 5 1) sampler labelled "Eighth Class Fourth Specimen" , the letters and numbers faded beyond recognition, 15.5x11cm

Sleeve5 reverse 1-6) six samples of darning in red and green stitching in various patterns on white ?linen pieces labelled "Ninth Class First Division” up to "Ninth class, Sixth Division", each 8x7.5cm

Object Number: ABDRG2011.18.5