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Lot 115

A 19th century sailor's wool work embroidered picture, depicting British flags, sailing ships, and Britannia, original maple frame, overall dimensions 60cm x 80cm

Estimate £400 - £500 Sold for £650

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Slight discolouration, the paper rosettes and border under globe have deteriorated and so have the wool borders to that section.  Some deterioration of the brown wool areas especially in bottom left.  Sails to ship in bottom right have detiorated, areas around borders show signs of deterioration.  The tapestry is in generally overall complete condition but there are a number of small areas where threads have deteriorated