All original Charles II stump work picture, circa 1660-85. An intricate depiction of a woman with lute, flanked by a leopard and lion within an elaborate floral boarder worked with silk thread, sea pearls, sequins and coil work on a silk background. The gilded frame is from the 18th Century and measures 18" by 14".
Late 17th or very early 18th C. fine needlework depicting a cornucopia of flowers, likely French. Made into a pillow and backed with velvet by Cora Ginsburg, From Cora's personal collection.
994 Main Street South
Woodbury, CT 06798
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Circa 1700, extremely rare pair of English diorama pictures
with biblical scenes, completely original including frames and glass, all in fine condition. The clothing is made of various types and textures of textiles, faces, hands and feet are painted paper, foliage made of cut paper. Shells, sea pearls and beads are present, creating further dimension. Each frame measures 9 1/2" by 7 3/4".
One from a small group of circa 1745-60 Boston School pictorial embroidery, depicting a shepherd and sherpherdess with their sheep and dog. The silk needlework was made completely in tent stitch.The intensity of bright colors is remarkable for its age.
The needlework picture is 11 1/2" high by 8" wide.
The frame is 19th Century and is 14" by 10 1/2".
Provenance: descended in the Little Family from Newbury, Massachusetts..