This magnifier is designed to attach to a lamp and is flexible enough to be adjusted and moved so that you can more easily view your needlework, knitting or any other activity for which your hands are in use.
Starting with an original 26, they were all round in shape and white with blue needlework that showed important proficiencies of the day in areas such as housekeeping and sewing.
While the boys are instructed in woodwork, needlework is taught to the girls, its introduction in 1889 having been the first recognition of practical instruction in any form.
The pictures, the needlework with some splendid pieces of embroidery from S.
A similar panel of needlework (the dossal) is suspended behind the altar.