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Three Silk Needlework Pictures Depicting Faith, Hope, and Charity

Auction:
2431
Lot:
355
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Three Silk Needlework Pictures Depicting Faith, Hope, and Charity, probably England, early 19th century, figural depictions of the three theological virtues worked in silk and chenille threads and paint on a silk ground, (imperfections), sight sizes 12 x 9 3/4 and 18 x 14 3/4 in., housed under eglomise mats and molded giltwood frames.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

All have some toning, "Charity with a unobtrusive tear along the main figure''s arm and staff.

Keywords

United Kingdom, Silk

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