Needleworkers (trabalhos de costura)

The work of sewing used to be part of female youth education. Not long ago many housewives still performed pieces of clothing or recovered them from some mishaps.

Os trabalhos de costura fizeram parte da educação das jovens. Recentemente ainda muitas donas de casa executavam peças de vestuário ou recuperavam-nas de certos percalços.

William Wallace Gilchrist Jr (1879-1926)-'girl sewing-the party dress'-oil on canvas   Private collection

Francesco Cossa (ca 1435-1477)-'needleworkers-triumph of Minerva (detail right)'-fresco-(1476-1484)   Ferrara-Palazzo Schifanoia

Jozef Israëls (1824-1911)-'mending the nets'-oil on panel    Private collection

Jozef Israëls (1824-1911)-'a woman sewing'-oil on canvas   Private collection

Mihály Munkácsy (1844-1900)-'lady seated at a her needlework'-oil on canvas   Private collection

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