NCU-826 STRIPED SAILBOAT
Beautiful handmade wool needlepoint 18"x18" pillow using both standard stitch and petipoint stitch for the sailsand the rigging of this sloop- giving the feel of the wind in its sails. The colors used in the sea and the clouds are matched to our other companion sailing pillows - NCU440 America, NCU441 Brig Georgiana, NCU456 Ship at Full Mast, NCU822 Normandie, NCU825 Red & White Sailboat, NCU827 Square Rigger. Therefore you can buy any combination of these ships and they will all look great on your sofa.
A sloop (from Dutch sloep, in turn from French chaloupe) is a sailing boat with a single mast and a fore-and-aft rig. This sloop has the added feature of a spinnaker sail as it sailing "down wind" and is on "a reach". A spinnaker is a special type of sail that is designed specifically for sailing off the wind from a reaching course to downwind, i.e. with the wind 90 degrees - 180 degrees off bow. The spinnaker fills the wind and balloons out in front of the boat when it is deployed, called flying.
Betsy Whatley has painted this design exclusively for Michaelian Home.
All pillows come with a poly insert. Down Stuffers are available as a luxurious alternative. Look for Part Number SD-1818 for a Down Stuffer suitable to give your 18" x 18" pillow a classic 'overstuffed' look.