Complete cross stitch kit, including canvas, color strings, needle and chart. This stitch kit may be an image of the Oudezijdsvoorburgwal in Amsterdam.
The Oudezijdsvoorburgwal, often abbreviated to OZ Voorburgwal, a canal street and the Red Light District in Amsterdam city center. The OZ Voorburgwal runs Grimburgwal in the south to the Sea Wall in the north, where he becomes the Oudezijds Kolk, Load the IJ.
Originally, the OZ Voorburgwal a creek that further excavation was a moat around the eastern part of the city, the ancient silk. For 1385, the Amstel River divided the city of Amsterdam in two almost equal parts, the old side with the old church and the new side with the New Church. To protect the city was on each side dug a ditch and behind a burgwal, an earthen wall with a wooden palisade to foreclosure. Then behind these walls around 1385 new walls were constructed, the existing wall was the Voorburgwal and the new shore the Achterburgwal, both the old and the new side. Thus arose the Oudezijdsvoorburgwal, Oudezijdsachterburgwal, Nieuwezijdsvoorburgwal and Nieuwezijds Achterburgwal (now Spuistraat).
|Size image:||40 x 60 cm|