British Navy silkwork, Lion & Unicorn + ship, mid 19th century
British Navy silkwork, depicting a pair of Navy standards with Royal Arms in an oval flanked by Lion & Unicorn, a three-masted ship in the background, the front with a banner bearing the gold bullion motto ‘Dieu Et Mon Droit’
Mid 19th century
faded, framed in an old oak frame with new glass
These silk embroideries are sometimes associated with the British Navy presence in the far east.