Francisco de Goya Pincushion Dogs on the Leash - Museo del Prado
Cross stitch kit. Pincushion which reproduces a detail from the tapestry cartoon Dogs on the Leash by Francisco de Goya, 1775. Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado.
9 x 10 cm
In the inside there are threads, needle, some material, drawing and instructions in different languages.
A tapestry cartoon with two chained dogs, two shotguns, a powder horn, and other hunting implements on a small hill, with a landscape in the background. The resulting tapestry was intended to hang over one of the doors of the dining room of the Prince and Princess of Asturias (the future Carlos IV and his wife, Maria Luis de Parma) at the Monastery of El Escorial. It´s intended location explains the elongated format. This work disappeared from Madrid´s Royal Palace in 1869, along with two other.