Well executed hand embroidered picture of a typical English Country Cottage and Garden. Embroidered on linen. Many types of stitches and silk colours have been skilfully embroidered to form this idyllic view. Believed to date to the 1930's Housed under glass within a painted wood frame with a wooden backing.
Delightful tapestry sampler believed to have been the work of a school pupil from Pickering in North Yorkshire during the early years of Queen Victoria's reign. This fine work was originally housed within a glazed frame but the frame was damaged. The sampler has been removed but remains mounted on it's inner frame. This frame was backed with paper which although torn, is marked to the reverse 'Margaret Langburn, 1842 Pickering School'.
Antique Oriental Stumpwork Embroidery Picture, Chinese Mythological Fenghuang Birds
Large 'stumpwork' embroidery picture depicting two beautiful birds - believed to represent male & female Chinese mythological 'Fenghuang' birds. Finely executed needlework with coloured silks on a black ground. The bodies of the birds are padded.and raised giving a 3D effect The eyes are most realistic - unsure as to how this has been achieved. Believed to be of an age (19th Century) and of Oriental origin.
Art Deco Embroidery and Applique Nursery Rhyme Sampler
Early 19th Century Sporting Print, Pheasant Shooting. Authentic early / mid 19th Century hand colour tinted print depicting two gentlemen hunting pheasants with their dogs. Engraved by J Pollard after a drawing by Henry Alken