Lot 518
Framed Antique Pictorial Needlework, British
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1810, worked in multi-color silk on loose weave ground featuring a variety of large scale motifs to include an apple, berries, butterflies, birds perched on limbs, a flower filled basket, upper field with vanity verse and bottom register with house and lawn with various whimsical animal figurals, within a floral and vine border, conservation mounted and presented in a gilt decorated molded frame.

20 x 21 in.

Private Collection, Wilmington, North Carolina

Purchased July 2008 from M. Finkel & Daughter, Philadelphia and accompanied with photocopy of original sales receipt.

Good estate condition; minor gesso and gilt loss to frame; not examined out-of-frame.