Design area is 15″ diameter on 12 count canvas, listing for canvas only. Silk thread kit based on threads shown is available for purchase separately.
The Lion of Saint Mark, representing the evangelist St Mark, pictured in the form of a winged lionholding a Bible, is the symbol of the city of Venice and formerly of the Republic of Venice, as well as of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria, See of Saint Mark.
” There are lions all over the city of Venice because that it the city’s symbol. It is the city’s symbol because this is the city of San Marco—Mark the Evangelist—and the lion was St. Mark’s symbol. Venice is the city of St. Mark because, well, because Venice stole him…..”