National Female Model School book
Simple Directions in Needle-work and Cutting Out; Intended For The Use of The National Female Schools of Ireland to Which are Added, Specimens of Work Executed by the Pupils of The National Model Female School is an Irish school textbook in it's original binding. This book allowed for the insertion of samples, which are included in this example. It arose out of the push to have consistent needlework training for girls.
Stitches: Cross, back, hem, darning, satin, herringbone
Media: Assorted mounted into bookform
(This sampler was added to the site on February 15, 2013)