Drawing (Tree-like Flower)

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Drawing (Tree-like Flower)

Item Info

Item No: frk00407
Title: Drawing (Tree-like Flower)
Weiser Number: 1009
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor
Category: Drawing
Media Type: Drawings
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes:

Hand-drawn; hand-colored. In the lower center is a heart. From its top extends a tall flower with several branches that are decorated with a variety of leaves, fruits and flowers. Based on design characteristics, this fraktur is likely Schwenkfelder in origin.


Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

Bibliography:

Dennis K. Moyer, Fraktur Writings and Folk Art Drawings of the Schwenkfelder Library Collection (Kutztown, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1997).



Creation Place County: Region/County:[Montgomery]
State/Province:[Pennsylvania]
Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1850
Image Dimensions Width: 26.2 cm x 19.2 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 407
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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