Antique Stumpwork Embroidery of Faith, Hope & Charity
Antique Stumpwork Embroidery of Faith, Hope & Charity. Charles II Antique Stumpwork Embroidery. The embroidery is very finely worked in silks and chenille threads on a silk ground. Worked in a variety of stitches with areas of raised work. Colours greens, gold, blues, red and brown. Pictorial scene depicting Faith, Hope and Charity. Charity - the center motif shows a lady with children, a church in the background, surrounded by a variety of animals, insects and flowers. Faith and Hope stand either side. Charity has an anchor beside her. Other motifs include a water fountain, a pond with fish and ducks, a stag, a lion, a rabbit, a butterfly, fruit trees, insects. Re-framed in an old, gilded, gesso frame with old rippled glass and spacers for air gap. The stumpwork is tacked to a wooden stretcher frame with acid free back board and tape. Quality Items At Fair Prices. 16.25ins high, 19.7ins wide, 1.5ins deep. Other motifs include a water fountain. A pond with fish and ducks. A split next to the lion. A split above a child's head to centre. A few pale stain specks. Some stitch losses to the motifs. Colours are mostly good and strong. Frame showing wear and chips, but structurally sound.
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The seller is "madelena2" and is located in Wickford. This item can be shipped to all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, United States, Canada, Australia.