English Woolwork HMS Melpomene - SOLD


British naval wool work depicting a Royal Navy three-masted vessel at anchor on a calm deep blue sea,  rigged and adorned with flags. Below the ship is her name stitched : HMS Melpomene. Housed in a bird's eye maple frame. HMS Melpomene was a screw frigate launched in 1857 and sold in 1875. 19 1/2"x28". Circa 3rd quarter of the 19th Century.