This pattern is called "Portrait of Gen. Robert E. Lee - 1865. This pattern was designed for counted cross stitch as a patriotic pattern to commemorate and recall our United States history during the great Civil War.
This is designed from a colorized blank and white photo originally taken by Matthew Brady on April 20, 1865 at Lee's home at 707 E. Franklin St., Richmond, VA.
The pattern would be great stitched for yourself or for someone in your family that was a veteran of the Civil War. You will have a very unique counted cross stitch pattern.
The picture that you see is shown in the actual cross stitch pattern, not simply a photo.
You will receive a black and white symbols chart with an instruction sheet and a color photo for reference. The pattern will be emailed as a PDF file for you to print.
Design Size: 13.5" W X 18.3" H Number of Stitches:190 W X 257 H
Design is charted for 14 ct. Aida fabric and DMC floss. Stitches are whole stitches. There is no backstitching.
Pattern uses 65 floss colors.
THIS IS NOT A KIT---NO FLOSS OR MATERIAL. PATTERN IS NOT RETURNABLE.
(This computer created pattern is protected by my Copyright (c) and is not to be used by other sellers for sale! It cannot be reproduced by any mechanical or electronic means.)
SPECIAL ORDER PATTERNS You can submit your own images or ideas to be designed into a cross stitch pattern. Price based on the size and the complexity of the image you submit.
Please contact the seller for further information-- firstname.lastname@example.org