03-03-2013 03-03-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2640B Boston
March 3, 2013 10:00AMCalender
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Sailor's Woolwork "Wooly" Ship Picture

$677$550
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2640B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 03, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Sailor's Woolwork "Wooly" Ship Picture, England or America, 19th century, executed with wool yarns and silk and metallic threads depicting a ship-of-the-line flying a British naval white ensign off the stern, with distant lighthouse, and a border with flowers and trees in the foreground, (toning, losses), 14 x 19 in., in a period mitered wood frame.
Estimate $300-500

Evidence of scattered moth damage.


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Keywords

Sailor, United Kingdom