Pennsylvania Lititz Moravian Girls' School silk, chenille, spangles, and paint on silk needlework picture, ca. 1830, the two central figures representing Palemon and Lavinia from the poem Autumn, situated in a pastoral landscape with farm house and mountainous background, with little dog in the foreground, 18 1/2" dia. For a related example, see Ring, Girlhood Embroidery, vol II, fig. 500. A near identical example was sold at Pook & Pook, the Pioneer American Collection of Dr. & Mrs. Donald Shelley, April 21, 2007, lot 431.NO in-house shipping for this lot.
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