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Needlework Sconce

ca. 1715
Origin: England
OH: 21 9/16"; OW: 10 5/16"; OD (with branch extended): 7 1/2"
Walnut, deal, glass, and brass; linen canvas; silk and linen threads.
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1957-122
Needlework sconce in walnut frame with petit-point and gros-point design on linen canvas. Figure of woman with blue dress; background worked in silk or linen thread. Rectangular ogee, cross banded frame around needlework with curved top corners and inner gilt molding; scrolled crest and base; brass candle sconce afixed to center of base; glazed.
Provenance:Ex Coll: Percival Griffiths.