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wool on paper
overal: 20-1/2"h x 16-3/16"w x 1/16"d
Gift of the Estate of John A. Waterhouse
Masonic "Trust in God" needlework picture. Wool thread stitched on brown perforated paper. Primarily satin stitch in yellow, blue, red, green and cream. Across the top is a sun, all-seeing eye and moon with stars. At each side is a column, one with a terrestrial globe and one with a celestial globe. One has a level on the base, the other has a plumb on the base. In the center is "Trust / in / God." Bewteen the words is an open Bible with square and compasses, three steps and a mosaic pavement in blue and white. The design was printed onto the perforated paper as a stitching pattern - some sections can be seen.