Charles II Antique Silk Work Embroidery Picture of Abraham

GBP 1,920.00

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Object Description

Charles II antique silk work embroidery picture. The embroidery is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches. Colors blues, cream, gold, greens and browns. Pictorial scene depicts a biblical scene of Abraham and Sarah sending away Hagar. Motifs include wonderfully detailed examples of a lion, birds, insects, flowers and fruits. And a castle can be seen in the background. Framed in an old, possibly original, walnut wood frame with glass. Mounting: The embroidery is tacked to a wood stretcher frame. Frame backed with acid free cardboard. Dimensions exclude the frame and slip.

Object Condition

Generally Good. No holes. Uniform age darkening of the ground. Slight stitch loss to a couple of the faces. Some of the colours are faded, but still defined. Frame showing some wear, otherwise sound.

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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