George III, circa 1800. 11.75ins by 11.75ins wide. Antique Georgian Silkwork Embroidery depicting a country scene. Framed in an old, gilded, gesso frame with rippled, old glass.
The embroidery is worked in silk and hair on a silk ground. Colours browns, cream, green, pink, blues and grey. Wonderfully stitched scene depicts three figures (their hair stitched with real hair), a cat in the foreground, a spinning wheel, a cottage behind, a ship sailing out to sea in the background.
CONDITION: Very good. Slight frey in top right.
No colour run. A tiny bit of debris caught under the glass.
Frame in good condition, ready to hang.