A family and their dog relax in a courtyard vignette, a scene captured from the leisurely country manor life of the early 1800s to as late as 1860, Victorian era or perhaps even Georgian. The father enjoys his child, mother looks on. The colors and condition are all vibrant and alive and the old original frame accents it perfectly. Group some of these fine old needlework tapestries or samplers for a fabulous wall. Remember, women were not well accepted in the tradition arts of painting and sculpture, so these needlework treasures represent the early manifestations of women's creativity and artistry. I've done needlepoint, and I've painted, and believe me, it takes lots longer to do this one stitch at a time than to paint it. Wool and silk yarns used, this one has added appeal for the inclusion of the active hound in foreground. Quite charming!
Very good condition for age and type. Framed well and in fine condition, I see no holes or damaged spots and only the normal age and light fading typical and charming in these old needlepoint samplers. Watch for more of our collection to be listed. I have some fabulous ones to list today (sold separately, great to group for display).
Antique French sterling silver, Georgian jewelry, sewing, Black Forest, etc 17th to 19th c. European
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