Wilda Lucier School Needlework Sample Lesson Book - Notre Dame de Bon Secours Academy - Putnam, CT
Notre Dame de Bon Secours Academy (Putnam, CT) school girl's needlework sample book. Includes 14 models of overhanding, hemming, running, overcasting, felling, gathering, buttonholes, eyelets, loops, gusset, tucking, and whipping on muslin
Worked by Wilda Lucier while a student at the academy. By 1889, at the age 14, Wilda is listed as a student under Sister Superior Mary Paula and the Sisters of Bon Secours at the Notre Dame De Bon Secours Academy, Putnam, Windham, CT. It is unclear at what age she was admitted to the academy.
See full article on Wilda Lucier. Includes vintage postcard of the academy and Lucier genealogy.
c. 1886 - 1889
6.75" x 8.25"
Darkening, foxing, and small tears to paper appropriate to age. Two pages of sewing samples are missing. First two pages of book are loose.