||This European jacquard tapestry cushion cover features a white Christmas Rose with a patterned cream background. Also called Hellebore. Companion piece to this one is #1340 White Lily.
Known as the snow rose or winter rose, this white flower blooms during a time when most other flowers and plants are gone from sight, and it is more than just a delightful surprise. It has its roots in Christmas legend.
The story of the Christmas rose has become a symbol of faith, love and devotion to Christ.
In legend, the Christmas rose became a sweet and simple offering as well as a symbol of abiding faith.
Now, plucking a winter rose, or snow rose, and placing on an altar or statue has become a a tradition.