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Folwell School Philadelphia - from Huber

Catherine Frederickson
Folwell School Embroidery
Philadelphia, PA c.1810

Catherine, while in her early teens, worked this charming silk embroidered picture depicting a well dressed gentleman observing a humble young lady tending her sheep near a thatched roof cottage. There are several stories in English literature that this scene could represent.

Catherine Elinora Frederickson (1798 - 1868) was the daughter of Godfrey Frederickson and Christiana Catherine Hester of Philadelphia and was married to George Savitz (from North Carolina) in 1816. They lived in Philadelphia and had four children.


Silk and watercolor on silk; 25 ½´x 25 ¾" framed.

$4,800


STEPHEN & CAROL HUBER
(860) 388-6809

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