My dear, talented friend has lost her husband and experienced a health setback, so she has given up her home and moved away to live with her daughter. I have accumulated many of her works of art and am offering these pieces for others to enjoy. We’ve handled a lot of needlepoint pieces over the years, but until I studied Diane’s petit point work, I hadn’t appreciated how tiny each stitch is and the patience it took to finish a piece!
This interesting petit point depicts a weather vane with a rooster, fish and cherub helping to point out the wind direction. Done on a soft tan background, the rooster is in black, while the cherub and fish are in a golden tan/brown. The piece is really set off with the custom cut mat that follows the lines of the dark brown wooden frame. It is 16 ¾” tall to the peak and 12 ¾” wide and about 1 ½” deep. It is signed and dated: Vera Diane 1980. Diane was quite a young woman with three very small children in 1980, yet she displays so much attention and discipline to tackle a piece with such tiny stitching.
The frame, mat, and petit point are in excellent condition with no nicks, pulls, stains or tears. The piece comes from a smoke-free home and has no pulls, tears, or holes.
This would be a great addition to your needlework collection or country/outdoor decor. Please contact us if you have any questions.
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Custom Framed and Matted Weather Vane Petit Point