The Imperial Lilies of the Valley Egg was created in 1898 under the supervision of Peter Carl Fabergé for Russian Czar Nicholas II to give to his wife as a gift. The translucent pink enamel around the egg is encrusted with diamond-edged pearls spraying from green and gold leaves.
This pincushion was inspired by the egg, with the design focusing on a section of the Lilies of the Valley at the centre of the egg.
This pincushion cross stitch kit includes: 14HPI white aida fabric, ready-sorted DMC stranded cotton threads on a card sorter, needle, backing fabric, b&w symbol chart and instructions.
THIS KIT ALSO INCLUDES A SMALL BAG OF FILLER FOR COMPLETING THE PINCUSHION.
Design size approx: 4" (10.2cm) square.
Imperial Lilies of the the Valley Egg which inspired this design: