A Mid 19th Century Tiger Needlework
The prowling tiger poised with elegantly at the mouth of a cave, with stitched whiskers, charming and abstractly composed background, eyes fixed forward stitched in relief, with overall muted colour palette. Based on a mezzotint by James Northcote, catalogued at the British Museum (1917,1208.2471), image included for reference.
Height: 54 cm, 21 1/4″
Width: 67 cm, 26 3/8″