19th century Sailors folk art Wool Work picture
19th century Sailors Folk art Wool Work picture
Mid 19th century woolwork battleships

19th century Sailors Wool Work picture

 

An English folk art woolwork of an  armoured capital sailing ship c 1860, interestingly both a sail and steam vessel. 

Possibly HMS Resistance or HMS Defence, called ironclads.

 

With detailed typed description on the reverse (see photo below).

 

Of good colour and interesting choppy sea, and good sense of movement.

 

 

Sight:    11.25" x 12.75"    (28.5cm x 32.5cm)

Frame:  15" x 16.5"   ( 38cm x 42cm)

 

SOLD 

Ref: 133

 

 See our blog: a brief history of sailors woolworks