Friday, January 23, 2015

Dollhouse Area Rug BALIKESIR - Petit Point Pattern


This week new design is a Dollhouse Miniature Petit Point pattern for an are rug BALIKESIR. This is a reproduction of an antique rug, 19th century., modified.


The rug displays a different stylization of the fight between the dragon and the phoenix. This is a symbolic representation of spring when the earth meets heaven and the God unite with mother goddess to produce fertile spring rains.

The pattern was recreated and modified from a survived piece of an actual rug, depicted on this image:


194 x 361 stitches, 8 colors

22 canvas - 8.82" x 16.41" (22,40 x 41,68 cm)

40 count silk gauze - 4.85" x 9.03" (12,32 x22,92 cm)

The pattern is charted for stitching with DMC. However, I would advise to stitch with Gloriana silk, or another over dyed silk of your choice to give a rug that antique worn look.


9 comments:

Dorien Litjes said...

Dear Natalia,
What a wonderful carpet. You put a lot of work into this. I admire you about your skills and the way you work.
Hugs Dorien

Drora's minimundo said...

Beautiful rug!
Hugs, Drora

miniaturista said...

Una buena copia y muy bonita historia sobre ella.
Un abrazo
Maite

Isabel Ruiz Alonso said...

Buene reconstrucción.

BiWuBär said...

Another beautiful design - and it's very interesting to learn that these are not only good looking but also have a tale to tell.

Hugs
Birgit

Maria Blanca "AyamontinoMaria" said...

Un trabajo de recuperación perfecto. Es una maravilla de alfombra..¡felicidades!

Natalia's Fine Needlework said...

Thank you very much!

Rebecca Baker said...

This is so lovely! Is the pattern going to be available to buy at some point? :)

Natalia's Fine Needlework said...

Thank you very much, Rebecca! Yes, the pattern is available at my etsy store:
https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/152520368/dollhouse-miniature-needlepoint-area-rug?ref=shop_home_active_4
Natalia

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