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Folk Art Rooster Needlepoint Kit - Silk Thread and Canvas

Winterthur Licensed Product!

For women in early America, learning to sew was a crucial skill that was often taught early in childhood and further developed throughout a lifetime. Fancy needlework or fancywork is a term used to describe ornamental embellishments and decorative "art needlework" projects. With our high quality canvases featuring printed image adaptations from the Winterthur Museum Collection, you can experience firsthand the intricacies of this unique craft from start to finish.

The Folk Art Rooster Silk Needlework Kit canvas image is an early 19th century ink and polychrome watercolor drawing adapted for needlepoint from Winterthur Museum's American Folk Art collection. A Giclee printed image of this rustic Pennsylvania German design on 14 mesh mono deluxe canvas comes complete with hand selected colors of silk thread to finish your project. Canvas made in Germany, printed in USA.

• Kit includes: Giclee printed 14 mesh canvas and silk thread.
• Detailed Giclee printing of image is done on a high-quality Zweigart 14 count mesh mono deluxe needlepoint canvas. • 16 and 18 count mesh are available by special request. Please specify in the "Special Instructions" box when checking out.

• Canvas Measures: 12" x 16"
• Folk Art Rooster image is from an original 1827 black ink and polychrome watercolor drawing on laid paper that is part of the Winterthur Museum Collection.
• Each kit is made by hand, please allow 4-6 weeks for shipping.
Each kit is made by hand, please allow 4-6 weeks for shipping.

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