Saturday, 13 July 2013
It is a rare occasion to see late 18th century silk embroidered map of the world, the ones depicting two faces of the globe so I thought you might like to see this one titled The World with all the Modern Discoveries. It is set within a colour silk embroidered border of ribbons and flowers, and measures 62cm x 46cm, framed. Its estimate is £50 - £100 and is Lot 623 for auction at Bleasdales Ltd on 24 July 2013. Click here for more details.
Bleasedales Ltd have a number of embroidered maps of England for sale also, this one is late 18th century/early 19th century, titled Map of England and Wales, M. Holbrook and shows counties delineated and named with surrounding seas, within a floral outer border. It measures 51cm x 44cm, in an oval gilt frame and has an estimate of £200 - £300. Click here for more details.
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Posted by N E E D L E P R I N T at 20:00