Sampler # 1026 in white. This fun samplers features a small boy (Kintaro) riding a koi over clamshells and iris.
Kintarō, often translated as "Golden Boy") is a folk hero from Japanese folklore. You can read about the story of Kintaro on Wikipedia.
Sashiko pre-printed samplers have wash-out stitching lines. Do not pre-wash.
100% cotton - Finished size approximately 13" x 13".
The design is printed on one half of the sampler. The other half of the sampler has no design. Use the plain half as the backing for a pillow or other project, draw your own design on the second half or leave plain. Stitch through both layers for a little heavier fabric if using for a quilt square. In Japan, the samplers are stitched through both layers, hemmed and use for tea towels or table decorations.