Item No: frk00684
Title: Drawing for Catharina Huth
Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Rare Book Department
Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur is within a rectangular frame along the lower edge of the document. In the center of the document is a star within a circle. Above it is a star, and below it is a plant container with several tulips. Along the sides are tall flowers with a variety of leaves. The entire document is framed by a decorative border. This piece is related to the work of Schwenkfelder artist Susanna Heebner and may possibly be by her hand.
Dennis K. Moyer, Fraktur Writings and Folk Art Drawings of the Schwenkfelder Library Collection (Kutztown, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1997), p. 75.
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Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener