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$ 5,500

British Sailor's Folk Art Woolwork With Trapunto Sails

Origin England
Period 19th Century
Materials Berlin Wool
W. 32.25 in; H. 28 in;
W. 81.92 cm; H. 71.12 cm;
Condition Good.
Description British Sailor's Woolwork With Trapunto Sails,
Late 19th Century
(Ref: NY9163/NUMR)

The large colorful folky sailor's woolwork or woolie depicts a large square-rigged three-masted first-rate battleship. The sails are depicted trapunto. The hull of the ship is orange as are the masts. A blue ensign flies from the foremast, a red ensign from the mainmast, and an American flag from the Mizzenmast. Three smaller ships are in the foreground. The ship on the left with a little loss to the sail as seen in the photo. The woolwork within a maple frame.

Dimensions: 28 inches high x 32 1/4 inches x1/2 inch deep
Styles / Movements Folk Art, Traditional, Victorian
Patterns Beach/Nautical
Dealer Reference Number NY9163/NUMR
Incollect Reference Number 428517
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