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Georgian Hair Embroidered Picture


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Directory: Archives: Decorative Art: Textiles: Hangings: Pre 1800: Item # 101249

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Granite Pail Collectibles
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P. O. Box 5353
Takoma Park, MD 20912
301-589-5834

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A large and complex Georgian embroidered hair picture on silk, depicting a figure (reading a book!) reclining before a ruin. Incredible detail and shading of the ruins and surrounding landscape. Some splits to the silk in the sky; one repair in the bushes, and some loose threads, but a great 200 year old example of a lost art! Measures 16 ½” by 13 ½”; sight size 14” by10 ¾”.