Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Victorian Woolwork Embroidered Picture of a Tiger

Victorian, circa 1880. 25.2ins high, 28.3ins wide, 1.8ins deep. Victorian Woolwork Embroidered Picture of a Tiger.

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

Pictorial scene of a Tiger in a tropical landscape.

Framed in an old rosewood veneer frame with glass. Mounting: The sampler is tacked to a wood stretcher frame.

Frame backed with chipboard.

CONDITION: Good. No holes.

No stains.

Minor stitch losses to the ground.

Slight sagging and loose threads above tiger's head and shoulders. Ground repaired in this area.

Otherwise, neatly and evenly stretched.

Frame has had some repairs to missing veneer, but structurally sound and ready to hang.

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