HUNT SCENE English c.1720 This beautifully executed canvas-work hunt scene retains very vivid colors. The surrounding needlework is an appropriate but a later addition. Silk on canvas; 17" x 17" sight, 24' X 24" framed.
Mid-18th century Schoolgirl embroidery at the Litchfield Female Academy, Connecticut - "While some images derived from established designs, many were original and innovative. Some of these needlework pictures featured identifiable buildings, animals & people; others were more whimsical & adventurous."
An unsigned $600,000 sampler produced in the Boston area around 1740. This piece is almost 48 inches wide and would have hung over a mantle. The sheer size, materials, quality of design and workmanship indicate this stitcher would have come from a well-to-do family. It's amazing.