19th c. Silk FLORAL Embroidery Florilegium Botanical on Paper
Beautiful silk embroidery on pin pricked paper, featuring a bouquet of flowers tied with a ribbon. Needlework is unfinished, but that adds to its appeal by making the prick work visible. Original period frame. Part of Glee's collection for 45+ years.
1810 - 1820
Frame: 10" x 11.5" x 0.75"
Darkening to upper right of paper ground. Spotting / foxing to paper. Surface wear to edges of frame.