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A naive sailor’s woolwork of the ‘Angola’, a barque built in the late 19th century in Nova Scotia. This was a trading ship that ran between Canada and England, hence the ‘stars and stripes’ and the ‘union jack’ flying at the top of her masts. This ‘woolie’ is unusual in having a raised velvet frame around the image, setting it back from the surface of the glass. In very good condition, in a period maple frame.

NOW SOLD - Antique sailor's woolwork - Barque Angola

SKU: KS6949
  • Date/period

    Late 19th century

  • Dimensions (h x w x d)

    36 x 45 x 5cm

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