15 January 2009
A commemorative embroidered silk work image of the H.M.S. Clio
British; ca. 1870
the image of the ship embroidered in white, black, red blue and tan thread, in a profile view, under steam with the white duster flying on a tinted sky and sea with some embroidered waves. Displayed in an oval mount [not examined out of the frame].
13 x 18½ in. (33 x 47 cm.) sight.
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