British Sailor's Large Woolie of H.M.S. Black Prince.
British Sailor's Large Woolie of H.M.S. Black Prince.
British Sailor's Large Woolie of H.M.S. Black Prince.
British Sailor's Large Woolie of H.M.S. Black Prince.
British Sailor's Large Woolie of H.M.S. Black Prince.
British Sailor's Large Woolie of H.M.S. Black Prince.

British Sailor's Large Woolie of H.M.S. Black Prince.

1860 to 1865 England

Offered by Earle D Vandekar of Knightsbridge Inc

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The sailor's woolwork picture is named below the image of the ship There is a silk band which reads "H.M.S. Black Prince" within a ropework band and below Prince of Wales Feathers. To the left there reads "41 Guns" and to the right "Length 419 FT".

The sailor's woolie was created using a tight chain stitch depicts the ship with the unseen sun setting behind it, the sun's rays reflecting off the water.

The two-ship Warrior class was a revolutionary British Royal Navy battleship design of the mid 19th century. They were the second type of ocean-going ironclad warships ever constructed, after the French Gloire. H.M.S. Black Prince and her sister ship H.M.S. Warrior were ship-rigged ironclads and were the world's first ocean-going armoured ships.


Dimensions: Frame size 22 x 32 ½ inches.
See illustration for January, "Woolies: Sailors' Embroidered Folk Art Calendar," 2000.
Dimensions
Width 32.50 inch (82.55 cm)
Depth 22.00 inch (55.88 cm)
Stock Code
NY7215
Earle D Vandekar of Knightsbridge Inc

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