Sailors woolwork or woolie of a three masted frigate 1850
Sailors woolwork or woolie of a three masted frigate 1850
Sailors woolwork or woolie of a three masted frigate 1850
Sailors woolwork or woolie of a three masted frigate 1850

Sailors Woolwork c1850

 

 

 

A good sailor's woolwork or 'woolie' of a three masted frigate, sailing on calm sea under moody skies and with cliffs and a lighthouse in the background.  Wool on a linen ground.

 

 

Lovely movement in both the sky and sea with good colour.  A smaller boat and a rowing boat on the right hand side.

 

 

British Folk Art School mid 19th century. 

 

In a fabulous period rosewood frame, under glass.

 

Sight:    14"  x  11”   (36cm x 28cm)

Frame:   19.75” " x 16.5”    (50cm x 42cm)

 


SOLD

 

Ref: 344

  

 

See our article on woolworks for a little more background

 

Sailors woolwork or woolie of a three masted frigate 1850