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Silk Needlework Picture of a Basket of Flowers

Auction:
2349
Lot:
569
Sold for:
$1,410$1,200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Silk Needlework Picture of a Basket of Flowers, possibly a Moravian boarding school piece, Lititz, Pennsylvania, 1816, indistinct ink inscription, and dated "1816" below, the picture worked in silk and chenille threads on a silk ground, (minor toning and fray to background fabric at u.l. edge), 18 3/4 x 21 3/4 in., mounted in a period gilt gesso and molded wood frame.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Lititz, Pennsylvania, Silk

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