Needlework-framed Mirror

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Needlework-framed Mirror, England, 18th century, the oval mirror plate set in a shaped rectangular japanned frame with needlework background depicting men, women, castles, insects, and coats of arms, ht. 27, wd. 21 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

The needlework is soiled and has small scattered losses. The inner frame is split at the top and bottom. There are a few shrinkage separations in the exterior frame. The back is secured with later small brass screws. The mirror plate is not original.

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