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Pair Needle Work Pictures, Ca. 1830

Europe Ca. 1830

A pair of allegorical subject needlework pictures on silk with water colors. They are bright and fresh as the day they were done. One may portray Rebecca at the well. It is very uncommon to find examples in this condition. The gilded frames appear to be 19th century.

Price

$4900

Condition

The pictures are close to mint. The frames have the usual signs of age, modest chips and rubbing.

Measurements

Frames 23.75" H X 28" W - Sight 19.5" X 23.75"

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