German/Austrian sling for a Jaeger’s rifle, 19th c.

Decorated in petit point with a jaeger, flintlock guns, various animals: stag, boar, rabbit, fox etc. All within a leafy framework. A motto at the top roughly translates “What on earth is quite equal to a hunter’s joy”. Backed with green leather.

O.A.  45”

Width  2 3/4”

Very fine needle work in great condition, some minor fraying on the edges.

Price:  $ 3,200-