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Charles II Antique Silk Work Embroidery Picture of Abraham

$3,160.19

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Charles II antique silk work embroidery picture. The embroidery is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches. Colors blues, cream, gold, greens and browns. Pictorial scene depicts a biblical scene of Abraham and Sarah sending away Hagar. Motifs include wonderfully detailed examples of a lion, birds, insects, flowers and fruits. And a castle can be seen in the background. Framed in an old, possibly original, walnut wood frame with glass. Mounting: The embroidery is tacked to a wood stretcher frame. Frame backed with acid free cardboard. Dimensions exclude the frame and slip.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 9.4 in. (23.88 cm)Width: 15 in. (38.1 cm)Depth: 1.8 in. (4.58 cm)
  • Style
    Other (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    EmbroideredSilk
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    1690-1699
  • Date of Manufacture
    1690
  • Condition
    Generally Good. No holes. Uniform age darkening of the ground. Slight stitch loss to a couple of the faces. Some of the colours are faded, but still defined. Frame showing some wear, otherwise sound.
  • Seller Location
    Chelmsford, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 224961stDibs: LU4246118483792

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $156.59 White Glove Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 6-8 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Chelmsford, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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