18 September 2011

Edward VII and Alexandra: crewel work with flags

These two crewel work pieces were offered on eBay recently with a starting price of 49.99GBP each.  They measure approximately 10 inches x 10 inches and the seller dated them to c1905.  It's interesting to see the mirror-image in the flags, which would make them sit in a pleasing way as a side-by-side pair, and also the combination of printed picture/photograph with embroidery.

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