Cross Stitch Kit (V&A): JH Dearle - Myrtle
This cross stitch kit features a myrtle design by J. H. Dearle (1860 - 1932).
John Henry Dearle was trained as a tapestry weaver by William Morris and by 1890 had become Morris & Company's chief textile designer. Some of the firm's most attractive woven textiles were produced under his direction. He was a skilled draughtsman and his naturalistic flowers were very popular at the beginning of the 20th century.
Hoop diameter is 18cm.
Included in kit are:
- DMC threads on organiser
- 14 count Aida
- Charts & instructions
- Embroidery hoop