A fine mid 17th century raised work needlework Panel depicting Lot and his family in flight

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A fine mid 17th century raised work needlework Panel depicting Lot and his family in flight

Sold for £ 2,640 (US$ 3,518) inc. premium
A fine mid 17th century raised work needlework Panel depicting Lot and his family in flight
the figures of Lot and his daughters depicted leaving the burning city of Sodom accompanied by two angels, Lot's wife depicted turning in a pillar of salt, the foreground with a swan in a lake and a bird bath, the border with numerous floral motifs and different animals including a lion, a hound and a deer,worked in coloured silks and metal threads with a series of tent stitch, satin stitch and knotwork on an ivory satin ground, scattered with silver disc sequins, the figures with needle-lace collars, their clothes applied with silver thread and embroidered features, one daughter complete with coral bead headdress, the ground similarly scattered with sequins, allover surface discolouration, some splitting around border, minor losses in black silk thread outline, later framed, 33.5cm high, 45cm wide (13" high, 17.5" wide)

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  • Please note: The later tortoiseshell frame in which this needlework panel is housed would be subject to CITES regulations when exporting this item outside the EU. These regulations may be found at www.ukcites.gov.uk
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