LARGE 19TH CENTURY ANTIQUE CONWAY CASTLE STRAW WORK Ref:C391X
Large 19th Century Antique Conway Castle Straw Work
This is a fabulous, early 19th century Welsh antique picture that depicts Conway Castle and the Suspension Bridge beautifully worked in straw on a painted estuary scene with boats in different sizes and a train making its way across the bridge. In excellent, clean and complete condition, titled to the bottom of the picture, Conway Castle & Suspension Bridge. Mounted in a fabulous antique maple wood frame and under clear glass. This type of Welsh antique straw work pictures are quite rare, they were made in a country house where mothers out of wedlock were sent to have their babies in secret. To pass time, these straw work pictures of important Welsh landmarks were produced.
Height: 58cm (22.83")
Width: 70cm (27.56")
Depth: 3cm (1.18")
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