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Antique French Needlework Petit Point Wool Tapestry Wall Hanging Picture In Rosewood Frame (circa 1870)


£645 | $899 USD | €752 EUR
Item Number: SA469865
Date of manufacture: 1870
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Yolanda Gray Antiques
This antique has been viewed 39 times in the past month with the most views from France.


This is a superb quality antique French needlework hand stitched petit point tapestry in a Rosewood frame, circa 1870, in good original condition.

• Item: Wall hanging tapestry
• Circa: 1870
• Provenance: France
• Period: 2nd Empire
• Tapestry on canvas
• Constructed using fine petit point stitch work
• Features coloured wools
• Depicts an amusing domestic scene
• Child obliged to help his grandma knit
• Child’s friends want him to come out to play
• Features children, old lady and a dog
• Interior domestic environment
• Superb vibrant colours
• No fading / damage to tapestry
• Rosewood veneered frame
• Beaded gilding frame
• Frame has never had glass
• Completely original tapestry
• Good condition
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14 days UK returns policy

This is a superb quality antique French needlework hand stitched petit point tapestry in a Rosewood frame, circa 1870, in good original condition. The tapestry depicts a humorous domestic scene, in which a young boy has to help his grandma with her knitting, while the child’s friends have come calling and want him to come out and play instead. The tapestry, which shows superb craftsmanship and quality, with superb vibrant colours, is completely original. The tapestry is mounted in a rosewood frame, with gilt beading, which boasts a lovely grain configuration and colour. Please note the frame has never had glass covering the tapestry.

Condition Report:
The wool tapestry is in good original condition. The colours are still vibrant and have not faded. There is slight wear to the bottom of tapestry in the left and right hand corner (see photos), but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The rosewood frame is in good condition, with nominal old use marks to the leading edges. Please note there has never any glass in front of the tapestry. The frame incorporates a hanging wire and it is ready to be hung.

Frame Height = 86.6cm or 34” or 2ft 10”
Frame Width = 72.6cm or 28” or 2ft 4”
Frame Depth = 4.7cm or 1”
Picture Height = 65.7cm or 25” or 2ft 1”
Picture Width = 52.2cm or 20½” or 1ft 8½”

Free UK Delivery*:
We offer free delivery to mainland England, Wales, and Southern Scotland. *We do not offer free delivery to locations north of Stirling in Scotland, Northern Ireland, or any British Islands off the mainland. If you live in one of the areas, please contact us for a delivery quote.
Free 14 Days UK Returns & Refunds:
A free 14-day “no quibble” returns policy (from the date you receive the item) is available if you are not happy with this item. We will collect the item free of charge from you.
International Buyers:
Please contact us before purchasing the item, so that we can obtain an accurate shipping quote and delivery lead-time.
Ref. Tapestry 4

Please contact us on 01829 458 070 or 07960 738 212 to arrange a viewing. Alternatively, please email:
Internal Ref: Tapestry 4


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1870.


Height = 86 cm (33.9")
Width = 72 cm (28.3")
Depth = 4 cm (1.6")

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Yolanda Gray Antiques
Unit 4
Organsdale Farm
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