Mery Queen of Scots / Queen Dowager of France
The needlework of Mary Queen of Scots were not only decorative, but also contained deep and hidden meanings.

Mary Queen of Scots
Needlepoint Portrait

copyright(c) 2000 Chieko Hoshiai

Reproduction of Nonfolk panel
In the 16th century, Mary Stewart inherited the thrones of Scotland and England. As a result, she was held captive by Queen Elizabeth I of England for almost 19 years. During this time, Mary made a large number of needlworks.

Reproduction of Little flowers on canvas

A Catte from the Oxborgh Hangings
copyright(c) 2000 Chieko Hoshiai