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Theorem From the Lititz Moravian Girls’ School

Theorem From the Lititz Moravian Girls’ School

A very rare signed theorem from the Lititz Moravian Girls’ School, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Lititz_Theorem    Lititz_Theorem_1

 

~ ITEM DETAILS ~

Dimensions: Sight, 16 ½” x 20 ½”; In a period frame, 19 ¼” x 23 ¼”
Date / Circa: c. 1825
Maker / Origin: Jane Juliet Witmer (1810-1886); Signed at the base of the basket, “Juliet Witmer Lititz 1825”; Lititz Moravian School; Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Medium: Watercolor on velvet
Miscellaneous: Illustrated: Patricia T. Herr, "The Ornamental Branches: Needlework and Arts from the Lititz Moravian Girls’ School Between 1800 and 1865", p. 26.

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