Silk Needlework Picture Depicting Bible Characters Ruth and Naomi
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
- Date / Time :
- November 01, 2008 3:00PM
Silk Needlework Picture Depicting Bible Characters Ruth and Naomi, "Wrought by Penny Lee Drew Plymouth," probably England, early 19th century, wrought in silk and chenille threads and paint on a silk ground, in an eglomise mat with title and maker's name in gilt lettering, (toning, tears, stains), sight size 23 1/4 x 28 3/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame.
Four tears in background, 1/2-4 in. lg., small loss about 1/2 in dia. at u.l., scattered light brown stains in background