Design area is 13 3/4″ x 10 1/4″ rectangular design with 4″ x 5″ for each wing on 18 count canvas. Traditionally, the quote means that you have to reach a certain level of achievement in order to be respected or taken seriously. Its origin dates to a time when people still believed in angels. When a certain event occurred, a person would say “another angel just earned his wings” which meant that the angel got to stay in heaven. Retail value 208.00. Several close up pictures are available along with a suggested list of threads all be Zecca where the finished model was stitched.