28E Jobs Lane Southampton, NY 11968 , United States Call Seller 631.204.0383

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"Sailing"

$ 2,800
  • Description
    Very rare folk art crewel work of a sailing ship with two sailboats decorated above the main vessel. Most likely American. Done in a primitive, naive style. Circa 1875 and in very good original condition. Unknown maker. Under glass. In original birds eye maple frame. Overall framed measurements are 17 by 18.5 inches. Provenance: A Long Island, New York estate.

    Crewel embroidery, or crewelwork, is a type of surface embroidery using wool. A wide variety of different embroidery stitches are used to follow a design outline applied to the fabric. The technique is at least a thousand years old. Wikipedia
  • More Information
    Origin: United States
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Crewel work on fabric
    Condition: Very good
    Creation Date: Circa 1875
    Styles / Movements: Victorian, Folk Art
    Incollect Reference #: 550603
  • Dimensions
    W. 14.5 in; H. 13.5 in; D. 1.25 in;
    W. 36.83 cm; H. 34.29 cm; D. 3.18 cm;
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