|THE MINIATURE TEXTILES COMPANY|
|Carpets and Interior Textiles for Dolls' Houses|
|1/12 and 1/24th scale||1/12th scale|
|FAR AND MIDDLE EASTERN||16th TO 19th CENTURY||20th CENTURY||STAIRCARPETS|
|NEEDLEPOINT KITS - CARPETS|
|FAR AND MIDDLE EASTERN - CHINA|
One of a pair of dragon carpets originally used in Buddhist Temples where they were wrapped round pillars - hense the pattern matches along the sides. The design is of an Imperial Dragon (having 5 claws) with mountain, water and cloud patterns.
12.3 x 20.2 cms
248 sq cms
10 x 16.6 cms
166 sq cms
6.1 x 10.2 cms
62 sq cms
|CHART AND THREAD QUANTITIES ONLY||CH/PD/CHART||£7.50|
The machine stitched carpets are produced on a computerised sewing machine.
The machine has a maximum stitching size of 6 x 7.75 ins and 28 stitches per ins. This means that some of the larger carpets cannot be machine stitched.
Because they are stitched in machine embroidery cotton the colours may not match the hand stitched carpets exactly.
Even on a sewing machine the larger carpets take up to 14 hours to stitch and involve constant monitoring and the cutting of thread floats between stitching each colour.
8.4 x 14 cms
117 sq cms
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