Charles II Antique Stumpwork Embroidery Picture


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Object Description

Charles II Antique Stumpwork Embroidery Picture. Framed in an old black wood frame with rippled, dimpled, old glass. Fixed to a wood stretcher frame with paper backing. The embroidery is very finely worked in silks on a silk ground. Metallic threads used to create a intricately woven border. Worked in a variety of stitches with areas of raised work, edged in lace. Colours greens, gold, blues and brown. Pictorial scene depicts a very well dressed young couple, surrounded by a variety of animals, insects and flowers. A castle can be seen in the background

Object Condition

Generally Good. A number of holes/tears to the extreme outer edges, outside the border. No stains other than uniform age darkening of the ground. Some stitch losses to one of the insect motifs, a loose thread to the lace border. Colours are all good and strong. No colour run. Frame showing wear and chips, but structurally sound.

Object Details

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By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1245 425045
+44 7380 389890

Dealer Location

PO Box 12911

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