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Maine Needlepoint Retreat Registration for Tree of Life from the Winterthur Kit

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You will soon have in your hands one of the most extraordinary canvases. This is a Tree of Life silkwork picture with silk and metallic threads on a gold moiré silk ground.  It was worked in 1754 by Mary King of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  The picture features a lion and a leopard beneath a large flowering tree with birds and butterflies. This is an iconic image from the Winterthur Museum’s American Decorative Arts.It was worked in 1754 by Mary King of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  The picture features a lion and a leopard beneath a large flowering tree with birds and butterflies. This is an iconic image from the Winterthur Museum’s American Decorative Arts.  The original is done in silk and metallic threads. Stitching area measures 12″ x 16″ mono deluxe needlepoint canvas.  Available in 14, 16 or 18 mesh. Please indicate your mesh preference in the notes section at checkout. We will send 16 mesh if you do not provide a preference. Kit includes a very detailed stitch guide, the canvas on your choice of mesh, and silk, wool and ribbons for the many beautiful details on the canvas. We can bring all the materials to the event for you or mail them. Please let us know only if you want them mailed. No discounts can be applied for this kit.  

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