Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Antique Georgian Silkwork Picture of Elijah and the Ravens

George III, dated 1800. 12ins by 9.45ins. Georgian Silkwork Embroidery Picture of Elijah and the Ravens, with painted details.

Framed in an old, probably original, gilded, gesso frame with rippled, old glass.

The embroidery is worked in silk on a canvas ground, in a variety of stitches.

Handpainted details include the sky and Elijah's face, hands and feet.

Colours greys, light brown, dark brown, gold, greens and cream.

Scene represents the biblical story of Elijah and the Ravens.

CONDITION: Good. Minor losses to the ground to his head.

Mounting is slightly uneven.

Frame showing slight wear, otherwise sound.

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