Home Is Where The Heart Is
The design is based on an early 18th c. English sampler. As part of their education and to demonstrate their skills in needlework young girls embroidered in silk and wool: animals, figures, landscapes and alphabets. The origin of the phrase 'Home is where the Heart is' has been attributed to the Roman military commander, philosopher and naturalist Pliny the Elder (23-79AD); it sums up the affection we feel for our home and the people we love.
Fixing Points: the hole just above the roof of the house
Dimensions: 9.2cm x 10cm