Theorem From the Lititz Moravian Girls’ School

 

 

 



Jane Juliet Witmer (1810-1886), Lititz Moravian School, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

c. 1825

paint on velvet

Sight, 16 ½” x 20 ½”; In a period frame, 19 ¼” x 23 ¼”

Signed at the base of the basket, “Juliet Witmer Lititz 1825”

Illustrated: Patricia T. Herr, “The Ornamental Branches: Needlework and Arts from the Lititz Moravian Girls’ School Between 1800 and 1865”, p. 26.

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

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