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Embrodered Panel. Mid 17th Century.

Small 17th century embroidered panel worked in coloured silk on a fine linen ground. English, circa 1680. Conservation mounted and framed behind UV Protective Museum glass.

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Ladies Stomacher. 18th Century

Fine and exquisitely worked 18th century ladies stomacher. Worked in richly coloured silks and metal thread. In fine original condition retaining good colour.
English circa 1725
Approx size 9 cm x 6 cm

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E (?) Deighton. 1747

A charming tent stitch mid 18th Century canvas work embroidery depicting Charity holding and surrounded by children Over head the sun shines through clouds.

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Return of Jeptha. Circa 1660

Finely worked tent stich embroidery depicting the biblical story of the triumphant return from battle by Jeptha greeted by his daughter. Worked with polychrome silks, metallic thread and crinkled silk.

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18th Century Pole Screens

From the early 18th century to the mid 19th century pole screens were an essential item of furnishing in the English house. The rooms, often cold and draughty were heated by blazing fires. To protect the complexion from such heat adjustable pole screens became popular and supported on a tripod base they became a vehicle for the cabinet maker to show his carving skills and the needle-woman her art.

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Unfinished Embroidery Panel. English. Circa 1720.

An outstanding large early 18th century panel in unfinished state. The colours remain as true today as they were nearly 300 years ago. The central octagonal panel depicts the finding of Moses and is surrounded by a wide ebullient floral border. The well developed under drawing is very clearly defined and of a high professional standard.
Framed Size. 30x26 ins.

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Pru Nesbit 1747

A pair of outstanding tent stitch and canvas work panels worked by Pru Nesbit in 1747. Retaining fantastic original colour and condition. Worked in fine coloured wool and silk threads on a linen canvas ground. Genealogical information by request.

Framed size of each panel 60 x 53cm

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