This pincushion design features the Badge of Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of King Henry VIII (and cousin to his second wife, Anne Boleyn, with whom she shared the same fate of being beheaded). The emblem shows a crowned red and white rose without a thorn, representing grace, beauty, love and faith. The design also includes a border of Tudor roses set against a deep Turquoise background, with Catherine's name down the left hand edge, all framed with rich gold and sapphire blue threads.
This 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 COMES WITH A SMALL BAG OF FILLER FOR COMPLETING YOUR PINCUSHION.
Design size approx. 10cm (4") square.