Sajou cross stitch pattern chart: the portrait of Marie-Antoinette

Cross stitch chart Marie Antoinette's portrait

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Pattern chart in cross stitch Marie Antoinette's portrait


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Pattern chart in cross stitch - Marie Antoinette's portrait - Museum and Heritage Collection

This portrait of the queen by Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, Marie-Antoinette à la rose, is probably one of the most common images of the sovereign. It is displayed at the Petit Trianon. She is wearing a blue satin French-style dress with a striped ribbon. The neck line and sleeves are edged with fine lace. Look at the imposing feathered hat. It is not easy to interpret such a portrait in cross-stitch with the multiple nuances. Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, official painter of the Queen with over 20 portraits to her same said of her model: “… her skin was so transparent it would hold no shadow. Thus I could not capture the effect as I wished: there were no colours to paint this freshness, these fine tones which belonged only to this charming person and which I never found on another woman.
This chart is taken from our spectacular pattern dedicated to Marie-Antoinette. This full-colour pattern chart is printed on a large A3 sheet with all necessary explanations and presented folded in a Sajou folder.
Size of motif: 144 stitches wide by 196 stitches high. When embroidered on 12 count (per cm) linen, the finished project measures 24 x 32.7cm.
We recommend using our pink coloured linen and our Retors du Nord embroidery thread. You will need the following colours: 2001, 2004, 2005, 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025, 2034, 2036, 2037, 2041, 2180, 2190, 2317, 2340, 2445, 2535, 2536, 2615, 2818, 2876; 21 cards.
This design is also available as a complete kit. You will find everything to make a cushion backed with a cotton fabric. Discover our collection of Versailles and Marie-Antoinette themed products.
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