• Item: Wall hanging tapestry
• Circa: 1870
• Provenance: France
• Period: 2nd Empire
• Tapestry on canvas
• Constructed using fine petit point stitch work
• Features coloured wools
• Depicts an amusing domestic scene
• Child obliged to help his grandma knit
• Child’s friends want him to come out to play
• Features children, old lady and a dog
• Interior domestic environment
• Superb vibrant colours
• Rosewood veneered frame
• Beaded gilding frame
• Frame has never had glass
• Completely original tapestry
• Good condition
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14 days UK returns policy
This is a superb quality antique French needlework hand stitched petit point tapestry in a Rosewood frame, circa 1870, in good original condition. The needlework depicts a humorous domestic scene, in which a young boy has to help his grandma with her knitting, while the child’s friends have come calling and wanting him to come out and play instead. The tapestry, which shows superb craftsmanship and quality, with superb vibrant colours, is completely original. This beautiful piece is mounted in a rosewood frame, with gilt beading, which boasts a lovely grain configuration and colour. Please note the frame has never had glass covering the needlework.
This tapestry would look superb in a variety of rooms from the hallway, living room or bedroom. This item base would certainly grace any home. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of art.
The wool tapestry is in good original condition. The colours are still vibrant and have not faded. There is slight wear to the bottom of tapestry in the left and right hand corner (see photos), but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The rosewood frame is in good condition, with nominal old use marks to the leading edges. Please note there has never any glass in front of the tapestry. The frame incorporates a hanging wire and it is ready to be hung.
Frame Height = 86.6cm or 34⅛” or 2ft 10⅛”
Frame Width = 72.6cm or 28⅝” or 2ft 4⅝”
Frame Depth = 4.7cm or 1⅞”
Picture Height = 65.7cm or 25⅞” or 2ft 1⅞”
Picture Width = 52.2cm or 20½” or 1ft 8½”
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