Grey/fawn linen panel. Tree of Life design of leaves, pomegranates and flowers worked in bright colours. Long and short and filling stitches. Mounted under glass, in a dark wood frame.
Fawn cotton gabardine basket with design of clouds and raindrops and butterflies on curved lid. Tree and rabbit on front. Tree and rabbit on back. Lid finished with twisted cord and dorset button.
Mid 20th century
Made in Australia
Panel with a design taken from a mid 18th Century Bed Hanging found in the American collection of the Metropolitan Museum or Art. Typical crewel design in shades of blue on cream linen. Mounted on blue fabric covered board.
Mid 20th Century
Curtain of natural linen twill. Three bands of crewel (wool) embroidery, each in slightly differing designs of birds and leaves. Wools in a variety of greens, yellows, browns and blue. 1900-20 Australia
Natural linen Cushion piped in cream. Design is floral, in pinks, blues and greens.
Picture of hydrangea flower heads and leaves. Long and short stitch, stem stitch and French knots in soft pinks, blues and green.
Bedcover (3 images)
Linen Bedcover, beige with floral crewel embroidery. Floral spot motifs, with blue leaf pattern border.
Late 19th century
This is a typical Royal School of Needlework Jacobean Crewel Sampler showing different stitches and techniques in shades of pink, gold, yellow, green and blue/green crewel wool on linen twill.