A Victorian 1880's, natural linen fabric, with an embroidered bird dresser, vanity doily tidy. The bird, sitting on branch, is embroidered in a creamy yellow thread. An outside border of pulled, drawn thread could have been laced with ribbon for a more decorative look, or left plain as it is.
This type of tidy would have been put to use on a bureau, chest of drawers or vanity top. A place to collect personal items, such has a pincushion, hair pins, comb set, hair receiver etc
Completely hand made, the tidy seems never to have been used. Size is 10" wide 10-1/2" long.
Condition is good.
A pretty embroidery which could be used for other decorating purposes.