1975-76 I CHING
The pattern is composed of the sixty-four Kua from this ancient Chinese book of divination -- sometimes called the Book of Changes. Each Kua consists of broken and solid lines in sets of six. Here is a needlepoint serving as a sort of master board for a book of divination.
Double strand Persian wool, gold thread on 12 mesh canvas. Continental stitch in all four directions, plus bargello in the border.
Dimensions: 14 in. x 14.25 in. / 35.56 cm. x 36.83 cm.
Approximately 28,728 stitches.
This piece is sold as part of the Haag Needlepoint Collection