Needlework

Needlework
c 1660

Unmounted. We can hand stitch this to a suitable backing, ready for you to frame or you may care to do it yourself.

Description

A bunch of purple grapes hanging from a stem with a vine leaf , in shades of mauve, pinky purple, yellow, brown wools in tent stitch, outlined in silver metal thread, wrapped round a silk core and couched to the embroidery,

4 in; 10 cm drop

 

Excellent colours and condition. Now needs to be reapplied to a backing. We can do this for you.

 

 

 

 

 

A bynch of purple and mauve shaded grapes hanging below a leaf and a vine branch, all in silks, the leaves in shades of greens and yellow, the stem in brown and beige, and outlined in silver wrapped silk.

4 in; 10 cm both ways

Condition

Excellent colours and condition. Now needs to be reapplied to a backing. We can do this for you. Some of the silver wrapped silk is coming away and there is a little area where it is missing. Difficult to see.

Comments

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

Read my ARTICLE on Slips on my website www.meg-andrews.com

 

Price: £200 | $250 | €220

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