Yorke Antique Textiles

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England or France
A needlepoint contructed of many hues of wool, silk, and tarnished silver metallic thread. Most of plant and human figurework accomplished in petitpoint, while light silk background is gros point. The last owner provided the following information: "Acquired from an elderly gentleman who bought these [see pair 1341b] during the 1960's from an antique dealer. Apparently these are sconces or sconce covers used somehow in conjunction with lanterns or candles……the mattes are cut in the form of the sconces." Excellent condition with one or two minute loss off wool peitipoint in plants. Framed sometime from the 1960's to 2000 by Gallery Mihalis, Hudson, Quebec, Canada. Framed size 26" x 17.5", needlepoint size 19" x 9.5"
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