George III, Circa 1800. 13.8ins high, 18.9ins wide, 0.8ins deep. Antique Silkwork Coastal Scene Embroidery. The embroidery is worked in silks on a silk ground, in a variety of stitches.
Meandering leafy border.
Colours greens, cream, yellow, blues and brown.
Picture depicts a scene country folk in the foreground. A man is pointing his gun at three men in a boat, sailing in the middle ground. There are buildings in the background.
Framed in an old, gilded, gesso frame with rippled, old glass.
Mounting: The sampler is loose mounted over a acid free card. Frame backed with card.
CONDITION: Good. One tiny hole.
A few pale stain specks.
Very minor stitch loss to the cloud motif.
Colours are somewhat faded, but still well defined. No colour run. Frame showing chips to the corners, but structurally sound.