AN ENGLISH STUMPWORK AND SILK PICTURE OF A PARROT, Circa 1845. The picture depicts a stumpwork parrot on a moire ground which is decorated with entwined stems of tea roses, fuchsia, convolvulus and blossoms in silk, all within an original maple frame. ;The colours are bright and attractive. ;There are some tears in the moire, unfortunately, as this type of design was somewhat impractical with the weight of the stumpwork typically pulling on the background. ;All within maple frame. Dimensions: 21 1/2 inches high x 21 7/16 inches wide.
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