Antique Silkwork Embroidery of a Bird of Paradise

GBP 660.00

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Object Description

Antique Silkwork embroidery of a bird of paradise. The embroidery is worked in silks on silk ground, in a variety of stitches. Colors green, cream, blue, copper, pink, brown and black. Framed in an old, elaborately decorated wood frame, with rippled old glass. Mounting: The sampler is fixed to board. Frame backed with brown paper. Scene depicts an applique of a bird of paradise perched in a tree. (Dimensions exclude the frame).

Object Condition

Good. No holes. No stains other than slight uniform age darkening of the ground. Some loose debris under the glass. Colours are slightly faded, but still well defined. No colour run. Stretching is slightly uneven. Frame in good condition, ready to hang

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1245 425045
+44 7380 389890

Dealer Location

PO Box 12911

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