A petitpoint panel from the early 18th Century,

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Lot 301
A petitpoint panel from the early 18th Century,

Sold for £ 493 (US$ 609) inc. premium
A petitpoint panel from the early 18th Century,
worked in vibrant silks to canvas ground, with a detailed red brick building to the bottom right and a deer running across the hillocks to the bottom left, surrounded by large exotic fruiting and flowering plants, leading into the sky, with birds flying around and resting in the branches. To the top left of the piece are rolling clouds, stars and the sun. Further animals are shown on the hillocks. The piece is worked in tent stitch and cross stitch, except for some of the leaves, which worked in pulled technique and the stars/sun, which are worked using golden metallic twist thread, (Some stitch loss, surface grime and colour fading). 26 x 26cm.
See illustration.
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