17th Century English Embroidery Picture Esther King Ahasuerus Antique Needlework17th Century English Embroidery Picture Esther King Ahasuerus Antique Needlework17th Century English Embroidery Picture Esther King Ahasuerus Antique Needlework17th Century English Embroidery Picture Esther King Ahasuerus Antique Needlework17th Century English Embroidery Picture Esther King Ahasuerus Antique Needlework17th Century English Embroidery Picture Esther King Ahasuerus Antique Needlework17th Century English Embroidery Picture Esther King Ahasuerus Antique Needlework17th Century English Embroidery Picture Esther King Ahasuerus Antique Needlework17th Century English Embroidery Picture Esther King Ahasuerus Antique Needlework

A Fine English Needlework Picture

Skillfully embroidered using coloured silks in tent stitch

Depicting scenes from the Old Testament

Lives of Esther and King Ahasuerus

Framed and glazed Dating from circa 1630

Antique condition with appropriate signs of wear commensurate with great age. Various repairs and restorations have been carried out over the centuries. Some water staining marks mainly along right hand edge

bright white spots in photos are just reflections from the lights and not damage

SIZE Frame is 23 inches wide x 19 inches high

For reference Compare No. 64 Embroidery in the Burrell Collection Page 93 which cites an near identical embroidery in the Ashmolean Musuem Oxford bearing the Arms of the Dyers Company. The present example varies in some details but is obviously worked from the same source.

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17th Century English Embroidery Picture Esther King Ahasuerus Antique Needlework

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