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.
Crewelwork embroidered panel. Jacobean pattern depicting two exotic birds and flora. This item was originally held within a firescreen hence the pin holes at the edges. The background colour seen in the photos is not true - the colour being a light beige rather than white.
Antique Berlin Woolwork Embroidery / Tapestry. Beautiful and well executed piece of Berlin Wool Work set within a solid carved wood frame which was once used as a Fire Screen. However, the frame no longer has the pole stand but could now be displayed and admired as a picture on a wall.The embroidery covers a large area on a small squared canvas - the surrounding areas of the picture have been left unworked. The picture has been ...
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.