Stuff The Ornamental Branches: Needlework and Arts from the Lititz Moravian Girls' School Between 1800 an
by Patricia T. Herr
ISBN-10: 089865968X
ISBN-13: 9780898659689
The Heritage Center Museum of Lancaster County
1996
Soft Cover
Pages: 88 pp.
Language(s): English
Very Good - Very light cover and edge wear; inscribed to PO by author on title page.
$12.00

This catalog was produced to accompany an exhibit held April 19 through December 30, 1996 at The Heritage Center Museum in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Beginning with a brief introduction to "the ornamental branches" as offered by the school, an explanation of the Moravians and their education and an historical overview of the Lititz school, the catalog goes on to explain and document with photographs the various forms of creative arts offered by the school. Included are drawing and painting and needlework which includes samplers, silk pictorial needlework, ribbon work and worsted wool work.