A VERY RARE ENGLISH WOOL AND LINEN REDWORK PICTURE, MID-17TH CENTURY
worked in outline, seed, and other stitches, in a carved giltwood frame; depicting Moses being rescued from the Nile; border inscribed Pharoth dauther walking by the watter sid seeth moises in the bulrushes commaundeth him to be teaken up and sendeth for a nurs to nurs him; the back with a Milwaukee Art Museum exhibition label
Height with frame 16 in. by Width 22 in.; 40.6 by 55.9 cm.
Sir Frederick Henry Richmond, Bt (1873-1953);
Christie's South Kensington, An Important Collection of Needlework, June 23, 1987, lot 145;
Katherine Christophers, King's Mill, Painswick, Gloucestershire, 1987;
Vogel Collection no. 479.
London, Lansdowne House, English Decorative Art, 1929, cat. no. 283
Milwaukee Art Museum, Early Needlework Exhibition, October 14, 1988 - January 1, 1989