P.O. Box 586 Downingtown, PA 19335 , United States Call Seller 212.308.2022


British Sailor's Pearled Cotton P:icture of a Merchant Navy Ship

$ 4,500
  • Description
    British Sailor's "Woolwork" but made of Pearled Cotton of a Merchant Navy Ship at Sunset.
    Circa 1875
    (Ref: NY9345-curx)

    The charming pearled cotton woolie depicts a portside view of a British Merchant Navy ship, with a red ensign, under full sail out on the ocean, her sails slightly trapunto with a glow of a sunset in the sky. The sailor artist has created a lively image with the direction of the cotton going in different directions with the sail’s cotton vertical and the sky horizontal while the blue sea with the occasional white tops created in many different directions to depict the waves. All within a dark wood frame with a gilt slip.

    Dimensions: 15 3/4 inches high x 19 3/4 inches x 1/2 inch deep
  • More Information
    Origin: England
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Pearled Cotton
    Condition: Good.
    Styles / Movements: Americana, Traditional, Victorian
    Patterns: Beach/Nautical, Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: NY9345-cur
    Incollect Reference #: 428515
  • Dimensions
    W. 19.75 in; H. 15.75 in;
    W. 50.17 cm; H. 40.01 cm;
Message from Seller:

Our mission is to offer our clients exquisite objects which reflect my passion and keen eye which I have developed for decorative objects over more than forty years. My commitment to excellence has made it my privilege to delight collectors, designers and museum curators.

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