Rare and important canvaswork picture: a hunting scene with dogs, boston, massachusetts, circa 1748

Starting: $50,000

a fine Queen Anne needlework picture worked in a tent stitch with French and Colonial knots in polychrome wool yarns and silk threads on a linen ground depicting a rider on horse back with three dogs on hilly ground chasing a leaping stag, the group surrounded by flowers, strawberries, blossoming trees, geese and other fanciful birds, with a brick dwelling in the background; the reverse with old paper backing indistinctly inscribed in graphite Stodra, and what appears to be its original stretcher.

16 ⅞ by 20 ⅛ in.

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Start: Jan 26, 2020 10:00 EST