Crewel Embroidery

Maker
Butt, Edward (b.1847, d.1911)
Production date
1880s
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Object detail

Description
Large framed crewel embroidery of a sailing ship surrounded by flags and topped by a crown with "V R". In a banner at the very top is "ADVANCE NEW ZEALAND". This is surrounded by flowers. Stitched bottom left corner: "Design & work by E. Butt Late Royal Navy". This embroidery won a first prize at the Dunedin Exhibition 1889/90.
Production place
Production date
1880s
Production period
Collection type
Media/materials
Wood, fabric and thread
Measurements
1145mm high x 1340mm wide
Accession number
98/0398
System ID
14313
Current Rights
Culture Waitaki Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence
Culture Waitaki Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence
Organisation Credit Line
Collection of the Waitaki Museum. Id 14313

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