George Washington embroidery, penmanship drawing and painting on silk. 3 items total. 1st item: Framed patriotic embroidery on silk depicting President George Washington on horseback, with the United States flag and Federal eagle above, titled lower margin "General George Washington" and flanked by US flag shields. Housed in a tiger maple frame. Sight – 8 1/4" H x 6 1/4" W. Framed – 15 1/2" H x 13 1/2" W. Late 19th century. 2nd item: Penmanship drawing, depicting a stylized feathered bird with the verse "All things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them". Housed in a wood frame with black mat. Sight – 6 1/4" H x 10 3/4" W. Framed -13 1/2" H x 17 1/2" W. 3rd item: Miniature Continental painting on silk depicting three women walking along a forest path. Unsigned and housed in a tiger maple veneer frame. Sight: 3 1/2" H x 2 1/2" W. Framed: 6 7/8" H x 6" W. All items 19th century. Provenance: The estate of James (Jimmy) Neely, Smyrna, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Some fading and some scattered shattering to silk. Frame with age shrinking to corners. 2nd item: Some toning and folds to paper, frame with minor abrasions.3rd item: Painting overall good condition. Frame with minor wear, some minor wood shrinkage.
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