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)
See our article on woolworks for a little more background