Circa 1800. 10ins by 6.5ins wide. Antique French Silkwork Embroidery of a Girl with a Cat. Framed in an old, gilded, gesso frame with rippled, old glass. (label indicates framing in circa 1916)
The embroidery is worked in chenille on a silk ground. Colours browns, cream, green, pink, blues and grey.
Scene depicts a girl sat by a spinning wheel with a cat by her feet. A cottage in the background.
CONDITION: Good. One tiny hole to the top.
Pale stain to top edge.
Frame showing slight wear. Join line visible on the bottom. Otherwise sound.