Goat & Horse
Goat & Horse
Goat & Horse

Goat & Horse
c 1600 Stuart Period

Delightfully naive. I am selling them separately.

Description

The billy goat with horns and a beard embroidered in pale brown wools, outlined later in yellow silk couched to the edges, black wool backing.

2 1/4 x 2 3/4 in; 5.5 x 7 cm -  £ 275

The prancing horse with flowing mane and tail, also worked in pale brown and beige wolls tent stitch, outlined later in yellow silk couched to the edges, black wool backing.

3 1/2 x 3 in; 9 x 8.5 cm - £ 375

Condition

The goat has some wool stitching missing, but this does not show because the canvas is the same shade.

The horse also has some stitches missing to the top of his back.

Comments

See my ARTICLE on Slips

The Victoria & Albert Museums's Textile Collection. Embroidery in Britain 1200-1750  p 54 & 55 for similar slips.

Price: on request

Ref N°: 8497

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