A fine George I needlework panel, English, circa 1720

A fine George I needlework panel, English, circa 1720

£3,850

Petit-point, gros-point and long-stitch worked in coloured silks and wools, depicting a country village scene of blossom-crowned couples dancing around a flower-bedecked Maypole, accompanied by a bagpiper, other revellers drinking and looking on, a hound bounding in the foreground, a bird and butterfly to the sky, an acorn-laden oak tree behind, within an ornamented cartouche surrounded by abundant foliage, buds and flowers including rose, daisy, carnation and poppy-head. Dimensions including frame height 54cm x width 66.5cm.


For a comparable English image of villagers dancing around a Maypole dated to circa 1750, see Elmbridge Museum Collection, Surrey, accession number 6.1914, oil on board.

Shipping P.O.A. Subject to quotation and will be charged separately.
Prices exclude custom clearance fees which, where appropriate, will be charged directly to the client by your receiving courier, importer or government.

Dimensions:

Height 50.2 cm / 20"
Width 62.6 cm / 24 34"
Depth 3.5 cm / 1 "