Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Antique Georgian Silkwork Embroidery - Girl with Lyre

George III, circa 1800. 15.4ins high, 13.4ins wide, 1.2ins deep. Antique Georgian Silkwork Embroidery depicting a young lady sitting in a room, gazing out the window. She is playing a lyre which rests on her lap.

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

Colours brown, pink, red, blue, gold.

Hand painted detail to the window and landscape outside.

Well worked floral border.

Framed in an old, gilded, gesso frame with card slip and glass covering.

Chipboard backing. (dimensions exclude the slip and frame)

CONDITION: Good. A few small holes to the border at the top and bottom.

Small split in the silk backing to the sky.

Small split in right hand border.

No staining. No stitch losses. Colours are all good and strong. No colour run. Frame showing slight wear, otherwise sound.


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