! Antique 1700s Silk Embroidery & Watercolor Collage Lore / Religious Scene RARE
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! Antique 1700s Silk Embroidery & Watercolor Collage Lore / Religious Scene RAREHere is an outstanding antique masterpiece It is a mix media creation from fine silk and embroidery with added painted watercolor details creating a collage It is a very vivid scene that looks like an illustration of a folklore tale, legend, myth or might be a religious story; we just cannot figure it out It depicts a white bearded man holding a badly hurt or dying young boy Behind him is standing a horse In the background are visible more characters that don't seem aware of the tragedy The setting is in the outskirts of an medieval village
The outfit of the characters looks like from the Middle Ages The landscape is European The figures are painted on paper, the faces show emotions The landscape is cut out from silk, the details enhanced with embroidery and paint
The picture is framed and glassed. The frame is antique dark-stained wood with guilt outer and inner edges Incredible find, very exquisite piece
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Measurements: Approx. 8,25" x 5, 75" the visible picture; 13" x 10" framed; the frame is 2,5"
Condition: Good/VG overall; Please see photos below. All original. Age staining and discoloration upper left & bottom right corners
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