Hand-drawn symbols were added to the squares to denote the shade changes, and the shaded colours painted by hand onto these squares for the needlewomen of the time to stitch onto canvas or linen. A small hand-painted Berlin Woolwork chart depicting a pretty spray of colourful mixed flowers. | eBay!
Condition - Good clean condition. The paint is intact and is in almost perfect condition with no scratches, rubs or thin/missing areas. There are no tears in the parchment but there is a vertical crease down the centre of the chart which is only visible at the top section where the paint is a little disturbed but not missing (see photo). | eBay!