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Rare Set of 4 Antique Georgian Appliqué Embroideries

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Origin England
Period 19th Century
Materials Textile
Dimensions
W. 11.8 in; H. 13.2 in; D. 1.2 in;
W. 29.97 cm; H. 33.53 cm; D. 3.05 cm;
Condition Good. Good. Some stitch losses to clothing. Some repair work to paper. A few small holes to clothing. Colours are slightly faded, but still well defined. No colour run. Stretching is slightly uneven. Frames in good condition, ready to hang.
Creation Date 1820
Number of Pieces 4-5
Description Rare set of 4 antique Georgian appliqué embroideries. The embroideries are worked in a variety of threads and materials, on a felt-like ground. Figures faces and hands are worked in paper. Colors brown, cream, green, copper, gold, black and red. Pictorial scenes: The first embroidery, titled 'Waiting', depicts a girl seated under a tree, with a dog on a lead at her side. The second embroidery, titled 'Courting', depicts a young lady and gentleman walking a dog. The third embroidery, titled 'Betrothed', depicts a young couple in a country setting, with a dog. The final embroidery, titled 'Forlorn', depicts a girl seated under a tree, with a goat by her side. All framed in matching old (possibly original), gilded gesso frames, with rippled old glass. Mounting: The embroideries are fixed to board. Frame backed with brown paper. Dimensions exclude the frame and slip.
Styles / Movements Folk Art, Traditional
Dealer Reference Number 22391
Incollect Reference Number 427263
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