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Vanitas Still Life - Pieter Claesz

Counted Cross Stitch Pattern

A still life symbolizing the impermanance of all things ("vanitas" refers to Ecclesiastes, "Vanitas vanitatum omnia vanitas" -- "Vanity of vanities, all is vanity"). The extinguished candle, the watch that has run down, the overturned wine glass, and of course the skull all point to the brevity of life. The closed book with the pen set aside may be one more symbol of things ending, or it may indicate the hope that written knowledge can transcend the life of one individual. (1630)
Counted cross stitch chart booklet (floss and fabric not included -- see what is included)
344 x 250 stitches  ■  78 colors (DMC floss)  ■  About 19" x 14" or 49 x 35 cm (on 18-count)


Scarlet Quince cross stitch chart: Vanitas Still Life - Pieter Claesz
Watermarks are not part of the pattern or stitched results

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