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Deco-Line Printed Tapestry/Needlepoint Canvas – The Trenčín Castle, Slovakia
You are looking at a printed tapestry canvas from Deco-Line. The design is printed in full colour on 10 count (4 threads/cm) double thread Antique canvas. The canvas can be worked in various stitches, but for best results, we recommend stitching in half cross stitch with good quality tapestry wool. We include a full recipe of required quantities and shades for both Anchor and DMC threads. We also include full making and finishing instructions, together with a Tapestry Needle.
Canvas size: 40 x 50cm (15.7 x 19.5in). Finished size: 30 x 40cm (11.8 x 15.7in)
What's in the Canvas Pack?
Full colour printed on Antique Penelope 10 count Double Thread Canvas.
Anchor Wool and Stranded Cotton recipe, plus DMC threads recipe.
What's in the Wool Pack? (Sold separately)
All the Anchor Tapestry Wool Skeins to enable you complete this design in half cross stitch.
This design is also available as a Complete Kit.
The canvas is supplied soft folded and packed in a clear cellophane bag with colour guide picture of the finish design. (DLJ2554 © DECO-LINE 2017).
History of the castle goes back to the age of the Roman Empire, testified by the inscription telling about the victory of the II. Roman legion at Laugaricio (the Latin name of Trenčín) in 179 AD. The oldest building is a stone rotunda, plausibly founded in the Great Moravian period. In the midst of the 13th century the castle was the seat of the Baron Jakab Cseszneky, who was King Béla IV's swordbearer. Later in the 13-14th century, the castle became the residence of Matthew III Csák, the legendary "Lord of the river Váh and the Tatra Mountains". He gave name to the Matúš Tower, a keep dominating both the castle silhouette as well as that of the town. The water well is connected to the legend of the Turkish prince Omar and his great love for the beautiful Fatima, whom he had to redeem by digging a well in the rock.