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Needlepoint Christmas tree
Date Issued: 1973-11-07
Postage Value: 8 cents

Commemorative issue
Christmas
Needlepoint Christmas tree

Needlepoint, or embroidery on an open-mesh base known as a canvas, is used in making pictures, pillows, rugs, purses, and upholstery. Embroidery is one of the most popular types of needlework. Generally, it is the art of decorating a background material with designs using various forms of ornamental stitches. And, needlework, in general, refers to all types of crafts done with a needle, whether by hand or machine. Needlework covers a wide range of techniques, styles, and materials.

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