Linen, silk, wood and glass
290 x 425 mm
Benthall Hall, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)
Petit point and crewel needlework picture, showing a stylised portrait of Charles I and Henrietta Maria standing in an orchard with exotic beasts, insects and pavilions. Glazed in ebonised reeded frame. 1640 (circa).
Made circa 1640. Owned by Sir Arthur Paul Benthall (1902 – 1992). Bequeathed to The National Trust in the will of Sir Arthur Paul Benthall dated 28th July 1983. Accepted for ownership by The National Trust in 1993 following the death of Sir Arthur Paul Benthall in 1992.