Outstanding large needlepoint rug, English, circa 1830-1850. Note the very folky depiction of the lion and tiger, especially the dimensional flowing mane (see close-up photos). Excellent overall condition. No apparent restoration. Ht. 41 1/2"; W. 66 1/2". Condition: Excellent; professionally mounted. Provenance: Alistair Sampson (London); NYC private collection.