A Very Rare British Woolwork Picture -woolie- of a Fleet of Fourteen Different Ships and signed by George McCarthy , Circa 1865-80. - Earle D. Vandekar - For Sale

A Very Rare British Woolwork Picture -woolie- of a Fleet of Fourteen Different Ships and signed by George McCarthy , Circa 1865-80. - Earle D. Vandekar
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A Very Rare British Woolwork Picture -woolie- of a Fleet of Fourteen Different Ships, Signed by George McCarthy , Circa 1865-80. Worked predominantly in shades of blue and cream-colored yarns, with silk and metallic thread embellishments. Each ship with banner inscribed in ink below, the maker''s photograph between the embroidered signature "BY GEORGE MC CARTHY." In original Victorian gilt frame with stamped gilt metal floral mounts at each corner. Frame size 21 ¼ x 37 ½ inches. Literature: Illustration for January 2000, "Woolies: Sailors'' Embroidered Folk Art Calendar," Seamen''s Church Institute. Each ship is named: Top row from left: Jumma, Defence, Lord Warden, Northumberland Second row: Caleonia, Prince Consort, Bellerophon Third Row: Lord Clyde, Black Prince, Warrior, H.M.S. Pallas Bottom Row: H.M.S. Minotaur, H.M.S. Hercules, H.M.S. Agincourt

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Earle Vandekar of Knightsbridge Inc.
P.O. Box 55
Maryknoll
New York-10545
USA
Contact Details :
Email : paul@vandekar.com
Phone : 212-308-2022

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