Lot 519
Hannah Arkell's Framed Pictorial Needlework Dated 1786, English
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Worked in multi-color silk threads on linen ground, with a single row of upper case alphabet with date 1786 above a single numeric row above maker's name, with verse and a very folky depiction of a house atop a hillock and with a variety of animals to include a rooster, stag, and birds, with a finely worked tree and with floral bouquets to upper corners and with a floral vine to the sides, conservation mounted and presented in a gilt frame.

Sight size 12.5 x 18.5 in.; Frame size 14.5 x 20.75 in.

Private Collection, Wilmington, North Carolina

A few small areas with possible repairs; tiny hole to linen ground lower left; not examined out-of-frame.