HANDPAINTED SILK NEEDLEWORK PICTURE OF THE BIBLICAL STORY “MOSES IN THE BULRUSHES,” LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.Est. $500-$800
Depicting the Pharaoh’s daughter standing under a parasol held by her attendant, the baby Moses being rescued from the banks of the Nile while his sister, Miriam, watches. Worked in wool yarns and silk threads on painted silk, 23 ½ x 33 ¼ inches, sight. Frame 28 ¼ x 38 ¼ inches.