"Welcome" Pineapple Counted Cross Stitch Kit
This "Welcome" Pineapple Counted Cross Stitch Kit is designed by Barbara Bangser for The Posy Collection. The design is stamped on the fabric making this a great project for beginner counted cross stitchers.
The kit contains contains everything you need to complete the piece, including:
- 1 piece of 7" x 9" Kona cotton with stamped pattern
- DMC cotton embroidery floss
- 1 embroidery needle
- Instruction sheet
The finished cross-stitch measures 4"W x 6.5"H. Frame not included.
Designed and Made in USA.
The pineapple was a rare and expensive fruit in the colonies, and symbolized the spirit of hospitality. As such, it was a popular and recurring design motif in eighteenth century decorative arts.
During the 18th century, needlework was an important part of a young girl's education as well as a means of expression. Girls would have been trained at home or school from a very young age. Visit the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg to see many examples of of needlework in our collections.