Over the Sea to Skye - £330 by Jane Appelbee
Original textile art; painted, hand dyed, appliqué and machine stitched. Framed size 53cm W x 43cm H. Metallic silver/ bronze frame, grey mount, glazed. Image size 39cm W x 29cm H.
Speed bonnie boat like a bird on the wing
Onward the sailors cry.
Carry the lad that's born to be king
Over the sea to Skye
"The Skye Boat Song" is a late 19th-century Scottish song recalling the journey of Prince Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) from Benbecula to the Isle of Skye as he evaded capture by government troops after his defeat at the Battle of Culloden in 1746.