Drawing for Sarah Sherman

Drawing for Sarah Sherman

Item Info

Item No: frk00424
Title: Drawing for Sarah Sherman
Scripts/Text: Roman print
Weiser Number: 573
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Watermark: AMIES


Category: Drawing
Media Type: Drawings
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. In the center of the document in a rectangular frame are a flowerpot with flowers and two rosettes. The name within a rectangular frame is below it. Along the top and bottom of the item within a border are two flowerpots with leafy flowers. On the sides within the border are leafy decorative vines. According to Pastor Frederick S. Weiser, this fraktur is from the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

Associated Names: Sherman, Sarah
Creation Place State/Province: State/Province:[Virginia]
Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1840
Image Dimensions Width: 21.4 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 424
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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