• (code: LEA-57F)
  • Suggested retail price US$8.95
  • Size: 10" x 25" for 14-count White Aida Fabric
  • Stitch Count: 140 x 350
  • Designed by Rungrat P.
  • A4 size tri color chart
  • Chart marked in distinctive symbols and clear instructions
  • Both DMC & Anchor color codes

 

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LEA-57F Dignity the Peacock

Peacock has been appeared in many mythologies of many cultures. To East Indian, peacock symbolizes to love, passion, luck, protection and prosperity while Greek and Romans believe that peacock is favorite birds to Juno or Hera, Empress of Olympus Heaven and their mythologies said the peacock's tail created by the eyes of Hera's one hundred-eyed guard, Argus. By the appearance as one bird with one hundred eyes, Christians would say that it represents the stars, the universe, the sun, the moon and the vault of heaven.

To Chinese culture, peacock emblem of dignity, beauty and driving away any evil. In ancient Chinese empire, peacock feather were awarded to confer official rank for meritorious service and denote imperial favor. Chinese ascribed 9 virtues to peacocks that they have tidy face, clear voice, careful walk, appropriate behavior according to place and time, moderation in eating and drinking, knowing how to be content, existing together, not being obscene and always returning. All that virtues make people impress, then peacock would be appearing in many arts. Peacock also has long been as a symbol of immortality, said to be from the annual renewing of its feathers and each time of renewing they would grant more graceful.

 




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