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Marquetry (gold)

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Needlepoint kit for cushion or stool top

The beautiful simplicity of this design with its clean elegant lines is something I feel would have appealed to William Morris.

These designs were originally depicted in Roman times in stone and marble. By the 16th century wood veneers were used to enhance some of the finest furniture, occasionally with the addition of fine metals and mother of pearl.

It is a form that I think works beautifully in needlepoint. The colours are gentle and the stitching simple as there is no shading, just the security of filling in one pretty curved shape after another.

You can choose between a dark grey or paprika background. This gold version blends with Sunflower. Marquetry is also available in pink, blue and turquoise colourways.


CANVAS: Zweigart Deluxe, 12#/in, 20 x 26in (50 x 67cm)
PRINTED: 7 colours
DESIGN: 14 x 18½in (35.5 x 47cm)
BACKGROUND: 15 x 20in (38 x 15cm)
STITCH: Tent stitch / Basketweave
WOOLS: Appleton tapestry,  crewel for the background
INSTRUCTIONS: English Instructions 


Part of the Marquetry collection.

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