A sailor's woolwork picture, circa 1850
Woven with a fleet of eight ships in full sail on the high seas, in a later glazed frame
The woolwork -- 16in. x 29in. (40.5 x 73.5 cm); overall -- 21./4in. x 34.1/2in. (54 x 87.5 cm)
Condition: Some deteriation of certain coloured wools consistent with acid contained in the dyes used at that time. therwise in good order.