American Rose Kit
American Rose is a replica of the rose featured on an 18th Century American petticoat panel in Phillipa’s antique needlework collection. These petticoat panels were stitched to the front of a skirt. It is not signed, but uses the same stitches, techniques and direction of stitch as an embroidered bed cover dated and signed ‘Mary Breed aged 19, 1770’ now in the Metropolitan Museum.
This design is suitable for all levels
American crewel work stitches and stitches combined
Specially dyed Renaissance fine 2 ply crewel wools, 2 gold-plated crewel needles, stitch chart, fully illustrated instructions, actual size poster, gift box.
Design size: 21 x 21 cm (8½ x 8½ in.)
Linen size: 40 x 40 cm (15 x 15 in )
Additional equipment required to complete the kit:
10 inch hoop on seat or floor frame or slate frame