Offered by: Madelena Antiques
PO Box 12911, Chelmsford, England CM1 9BY , England Call Seller 888.203.5701


Pair of Sailors Woolwork Pictures of Man-of-War Ships

$ 6,300
  • Description
    Pair of Sailors Woolwork Pictures of a Man-of-War Ships. Worked in wool on a canvas ground. Colours white, blue, brown, red, pink and cream. Both feature a three-masted Man-of-War ship, flying a British red ensign flag (a flag that originated in the early 17th century as an English ensign flown by the Royal Navy and later specifically by British Merchant Seamen). One of the pictures shows the ship full sail. In the other picture sails are down and furled away. Both framed in an old, possibly original, gilt painted wooden frames. Rippled, old glass. Tacked onto a wooden stretcher frames and backed with brown paper. (Dimensions details - Larger, full sail example: excluding frame: 14.8ins high, 19.5ins wide. Including frame: 19.75ins high, 24.5ins wide. The smaller, sails down example: including frame: 19ins high, 24ins wide.). Dimensions exclude the frame and slip.
  • More Information
    Origin: England
    Period: 19th Century
    Condition: Good. Good. The full sail example: A few small holes around the outer edge. The sails down example: One small hole to the outer edge, top centre. Slight staining in top right corner. Both are neatly and evenly stretched. Frames showing slight wear.
    Creation Date: 1870
    Styles / Movements: Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: 23054
    Incollect Reference #: 690056
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