Handerson Thayer (1849-1921), was born in America. He
was an experimental artist, employing radical techniques
in applying the paint to the canvas, and often leaving
cross stitch design is based on a detail from 'Angel'
painted in 1887. The model for this work was his eldest
daughter Mary, and was the first in a series of
paintings of winged figures which he worked on during
the illness of his wife, Kate, from tuberculosis. The
original painting is on permanent display in the Musuem
of American Art, Washington DC, USA.
counted cross stitch kit contains threads (floss),
fabric, needle, chart and instructions. Or try our
pattern pack leaving you free to vary the fabric
material, count or even colour.
design is worked on 28 count linen fabric and the
worked area measures 5½ x 4¾ ins (14 x 12 cm).