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Silk Needlework Picture Depicting Bible Characters Ruth and Naomi

Auction:
2431
Lot:
359
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

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.
Estimate $600-800

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

Keywords

United Kingdom, Penny Lee Drew Plymouth, Silk

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