Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Antique Sailor's Woolwork Picture of Ships and Rowing Boats

Victorian, circa 1870. 9.8ins high, 13ins wide, 1ins deep. Antique Sailor's Woolwork Embroidery Picture of two sailing ships and sailors in rowing boats.

One of the ships is steam powered, with smoke coming out of the chimney/smokestack.

Drapes to the top and sides of the piece.

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

Colours white, cream, blues, green, black, grey, pink and red.

Framed in an old oak frame with glass, and white card slip.

Mounting: The embroidery is fixed to a wood panel. Frame backed with card, sealed with tape.

CONDITION: Good. No holes. No stitch losses. A couple of loose threads to the rigging on one ship.

And one loose thread to the other ship.

Colours all good and strong.

Frame in good condition, ready to hang.


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