Set of Embroidery Cards from circa 1900 This set of cards is in an envelope marked:
Stepping Stones to Embroidery Manual Training and Busy Work for Primary Schools Design Cards for Embroidery Group No. 2 14 Cards - Animals Directions> Lay the card on a piece of thick cloth and with a point prick a hole at each dot in the outline. With colored thread sew through the holes to make the design. Milton Bradley Co. Springfield Mass.
The set is missing a few cards, included are 8 cards: A Pail, a butterfly, a fish, a rooster, a duck, a bird and 2 flower cards The cards are in pretty good shape for their age, the pail card has quite a bit of discoloration. Some of the other cards have faint discoloration again due to age. Cards are marked Milton Bradley Co. The envelope is open on one end a there is a tear across the bottom of the envelope.
This is a really unique find, would make a great addition to your collection!
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