Arts & Crafts Peacock Silk Embroidery Unbleached Linen Thistle Carved Oak Frame
An Arts and Crafts Glasgow School carved dark wood framed colourful silk embroidery on unbleached linen of a peacock sat on a peach blossom branch. The embroidery work has been done in long stitch on this very decorative item dating from the late Victorian period circa 1900.
This antique embroidery is mounted behind glass with a matt silver coloured slip in a very attractive dark stained oak hardwood frame of the late Victorian period that has been hand carved with half daisy like flowers to the edges and on each corner there is a thistle, denoting it's Scottish heritage.
The frame has an overall height of 24 1/4 inches ( 61.6 cm) by 20 1/2 inches ( 52.1 cm ) wide and a depth of approximately 1 1/4 inches ( 3.2 cm). The size of the visible embroidery is approximately 14 5/8 inches ( 37.1 cm) wide by 18 1/2 (47 cm) high
The embroidery is on very good condition, The frame is also in very good, original condition with some minor marking to the slip, commensurate with age and use. - please see the images. It has strong mounting hooks with picture cord and is ready to hang.
The embroidery in the frame weighs 2.7 kg unpacked.
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