19th c. Floral Wool 8" Needlework Embroidery Original Gilded Frame
Mid 19th c. silk and wool work embroidered floral wreath of white roses or camillas.
Not quite petit point, but minutely worked silk and wool embroidery at 14 st./in.
Original gilded period frame with bubble glass.Label for J.F. Cabot & Brother, gilders and picture framers, 89 Sudbury Street, Boston, MA. Acquired in Simsbury, CT in 1988 from the antiques collector, Lila Sklar.
Embroidery: c. 1850s
Frame: Late 1870s
VERY GOOD, with wear appropriate to age and material.No stitch loss. Gilded frame has overall surface wear, but no loss to gesso ground. Backing paper is torn, but label remains intact.
Frame: 7.75" H x 8" W x .5" D