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Sailor's Woolwork

English Sailor's Woolwork with Muliple Ships in a Bay

Circa 1875

Textile

The Sailor's woolwork (Woolie) with good colour and detail depicts five ships in a bay, some anchored and some sailing.

Further out to sea is a large ship rounding a point. The point is a large high hill with a large fort on its lower section.

The sea is depicted with multicoloured wools producing a hypnotic full sea. All within an antique gold gilt deep frame.

Dimensions

20 inches high x 23 1/4 inches wide x 2 1/2 inches deep

Stock number

NY08992