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- 19th c. Wool Plush Work Westie in Dog House Needlework
19th c. Wool Plush Work Westie in Dog House Needlework
Charming Berlin wool work depicting a West Highland terrier in its dog house. Dog has glass eyes and the fur is a hooked and sheared wool "plushwork" construction. 12 stitches per inch.
Part of Glee's collection for over 50 years. Displayed in the front entry hall greeting guests all those years.
c. 1870 - 1880
Frame: 12.5" x 17.5" x 1.5"
Wool work in very good condition. Period mending to several spots in ground. Glass eyes have surface wear. Back edge of bottom side of frame has split in wood.
** Not conservation mounted - there is a wave to the ground fabric, beneath dog, from not being pulled tight.