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Item No: frk00407
Drawing (Tree-like Flower)
Note: Based on design characteristics
ca. 1830 - ca. 1850
Physical Description: Leaf
Dimensions: 26.2 cm x 19.2 cm
Material: Wove paper; watercolor
Media Type: Drawings
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.
Henry S. Borneman
Dennis K. Moyer, Fraktur Writings and Folk Art Drawings of the Schwenkfelder Library Collection (Kutztown, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1997).
Weiser Number: 1009
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