Historic imagery of the forefathers of horse racing. Inspired from 18th century British sporting art, this portrait of a champion is fashioned typical of the era with docked tail and a "straight legged" jockey astride. Horse and jockey is stitched in a intricate tight petit point as is the Royal Crest of the owner in the lower left corner. Landscape background in needlepoint of neutral shades of gold and sage green, with a burgundy border. All the needlepoint is 100% wool and hand-made. Pillow is finished with a tan piping that matches the tan cotton velveteen fabric back with a concealed zipper for cleaning. (dry clean only. Filled with down feather insert. Pillow measures 17" x 17".