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Sewing Instruction Book, Simple directions in needlework 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, 1835

This is a Sewing instruction book. It is dated 1835 and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is paper. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by The Cleveland Museum of Art. It is credited Gift of The Cleveland Museum of Art.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 23.5 × 18.5 × 3 cm (9 1/4 × 7 5/16 × 1 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Title: "Simple directions in needlework 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" Dublin: Printed by William Holden, Hibernia Press Office, Temple-Lane.1835 this stamp on title page "National School Training Department".

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Sewing Instruction Book, Simple directions in needlework 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, 1835; Ireland; paper; H x W x D: 23.5 × 18.5 × 3 cm (9 1/4 × 7 5/16 × 1 3/16 in.); Gift of The Cleveland Museum of Art; 1983-63-1

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