Circa 1820. 18ins by 16ins wide. Antqiue Silkwork Embroidery of Birds. Framed in an old, gilded, gesso frame with rippled, dimpled, old glass.
Stitched to a wood stretcher frame.
The embroidery is worked silk, on a dark silk ground.
Colours gold, blue, green, copper, gold, white, black, brown and pink. Scene depicts birds (parrot and goldfinch) perched on a tree. Butterflies. And a dog, fox and bird.
CONDITION: Good. No holes. No stitch losses. Trace outline of a bird, next to the parrot, which has been left unstitched.
Frame showing slight wear, otherwise sound.