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In the Colonial Era, the function of the #117 Candlescreen was to guard the flame of the candle from drafts. Decoratively, the screen was often embellished with the ladies' needlework.

These kits include:
- a beautifully hand-crafted candlescreen, 2" high by 3/4" wide
- full-colour chart
- imported silk gauze
- 2 needles
- ample DMC floss
- complete stitching and assembly instructions.



  #117A - Yellow House Candlescreen

#117A - Yellow House CandlescreenA charming scene of a yellow house, rolling hills, a wooly white sheep and trees against a baby blue sky.
 
Worked on #48 count silk gauze
Finished Size of petitpoint .625" H by .75" W
Stitch Count: 32W x 34H





  #117B - Tree of Life Candlescreen

#117B - Tree of Life CandlescreenThis is a typical school-type pattern of the period. It depicts a pair of blue birds perched atop a tree with pink flowers.
 
Worked on #48 count silk gauze
Finished Size of petitpoint .625" H by .75" W
Stitch Count: 32W x 34H









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