19th century sailors folk art wool work
19th century sailors folk art wool work

Large Sailor's Folk Art Woolwork

 

A good and large sailor's woolwork or 'woolie' of a three masted frigate  with a smaller, similar in the background.  Both are flying British flags. British, Mid 19th century.

 

Fine stitching, with great sense of movement and good colours overall.  In period moulded maple frame.

 

 

Sight:    14" x 21.5"    (35.5cm x 54.5cm)

Frame:  17.5" x 25"   ( 44cm x 64cm)

 

£ 1950.00

 

Ref: 132

 

See our blog: a brief history of sailors woolworks