Made for Colonial Williamsburg, this "Welcome" Black Pineapple Counted Cross Stitch Kit is designed by Ceil Humphreys for The Posy Collection.
The kit contains contains everything you need to complete the piece, including:
- 1 piece of 18-count Aida cross stitch fabric in ivory color
- Black cotton embroidery floss
- 1 needle
- Instruction sheet
The finished cross-stitch measures 4"W x 6"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.