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.
detail A needlework mirror. English, circa 1670. Photo: Bonhams. The bevelled plate set in an ivory satin surround embroidered in coloured silks with much raised work, purle work, and enhanced with seed pearls and paste, with King Charles II holding a sceptre and an orb and Queen Catharine of Braganza holding a sceptre