Rare Stuart Period
Rare Stuart Period
Rare Stuart Period
Rare Stuart Period
Rare Stuart Period
Rare Stuart Period

Rare Stuart Period
1660

This large needlework slip would have been sewn to a wool or velvet pelmet, for a four poster bed. It was embrodiered in the Stuart period during the reign of Charles II.

Description

The spray of three blue flowers and leaves attached to a curling stem, all worked in shaded blue, yellow, green, brown wools, highlighted with ivory silk.

8 x 7 1/2 in / 20 x 19 cm

Now hand stitched to a linen, wrapped round acid free board and secured with tape, ready for a frame.

Condition

Excellent.

Comments

Read my ARTICLE on Slips

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

Price: £650 | $810 | €720

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