George III, circa 1800. 20.5ins high, 15ins wide, 1.2ins deep. Antique Georgian Silkwork Embroidery depicting a girl with sheep, sitting under a tree.
Hilly countryside in the background.
The embroidery is worked in silk, on a silk ground, in a variety of stitches.
Colours cream, brown, beige, gold, green and yellow.
Hand painted detail to girl's face and hands.
Framed in a modern, burr-maple effect frame.
Stretched over a wooden stretcher frame and held in place with stitching. Brown paper backing.
CONDITION: Good. No holes or tears. No staining. Four loose threads in the top right.
A few loose threads in the top left corner.
Colours are slightly faded, but all still good and strong.
Neatly and evenly mounted and the frame in very good condition.