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AN ENGLISH EMBROIDERED NEEDLEWORK PICTURE
Circa 1670
Worked mainly in tent stitch in coloured silks with a central elegant lady playing the lute, possibly the muse Polyhymnia, the hillocky ground with various stylised floral and fruit sprigs, a leopard, cricket, kingfisher, parrot, dragonfly and other similar birds, animals and insects, framed and glazed, very slight damage and restorations, inscribed and labelled to the verso 'Lord Hollenden, Hall Place, Leigh, Tonbridge, Kent'
20 in. x 15 in. (52 cm. x 40 cm.)

Lot Essay

Inscribed and labelled on the verso "Lord Hollenden, Hall Place, Leigh, Tonbridge, Kent".
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