Lot 479: Lititz, Pennsylvania, Moravian school, silk, chenille, and paint on silk embroidery, ca. 1825, depicting a man and a woman in a pastoral setting, 20 1/2'' x 20 1/2''. A similar example sold at Pook & Pook, Inc., The Pioneer American Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Donald A. Shelley, April 21, 2007, lot 431. Provenance: The Estate of Mark and Joan Eaby, Brownstown, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Tear in sky. 6" tear top right at edge. Sporadic losses to sequins.
Pook & Pook's Americana Auction Day 1 January 2012
Saturday, 16th January 2016
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