Early Framed Embroidery Fragment with Caterpillar: C17th English
Early framed embroidery fragment from a collection, please see our other listings for more examples.
From England and dating around the first half of the 1600’s.
Worked in silks onto a linen ground a fragment from a tent stitch border, this one is of a caterpillar with a honeysuckle bloom and foliage.
In good antique condition commensurate with their age. The frames have been added at a much later date.
Outer frame: 16.5cm X 12.5cm
Inner frame: 7cm X 3.5cm