1. For centuries in the U.S. and U.K., needlepoint works called “samplers” were used to teach virtues like patience and carefulness, along with basic literacy, to girls. But strangely enough, this unusual re-printed fabric from 1811 depicts a surprisingly scientific subject: the arrangement of the solar system. Find out more HERE. http://slate.me/11jvvIn

     
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