October 03, 2020 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Stuart Silk Greek Mythological Themed Needlework

British, mid to late 17th century, Aeneas bearing Anchises from burning Troy, worked in silk and metallic thread with some raised work, on cream silk ground, 9-3/8 x 11-5/8 in. (including metallic ribbon border); framed, 12 x 14-1/4 in. 

Note: Typed label verso indicating that the needlework was formerly on loan to the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Provenance:Christie's South Kensington, Richmond Collection, June 23, 1987, lot 128; Jonathan Horne, London; Property from the Collection of Dudley and Constance Godfrey


ribbon border possibly later, fading, silk ground with splits and losses near left border to reveal linen backing, adhered to board

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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