Two (2) African American theme framed works, including one (1) watercolor on paper painting and one (1) embroidered textile. 1st item: Watercolor on paper depicting figures fishing and bathing at a tree lined dock, including an African American female seated beneath a red umbrella and her male companion standing and observing the water, with a seated young girl, male with hat fishing and a bather in the background. Housed in a gilt painted wood frame. Unsigned. Sight – 23 1/2" H x 17 1/4" W. Framed – 29 1/2" H x 25 3/8" W. 20th century. 2nd item: Embroidered textile scene depicting African American children playing with a female foreground and an African American female standing on the front porch of a small house flanked by trees background. Maker's initials upper left corner reading "M.C. S.". Ferargil Galleries, New York framing label en verso. Housed in a simple wood frame. 10 3/8" H x 12 1/2" W. 20th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Some waviness noted to paper, overall good condition. 2nd item: Overall good condition, minor abrasions to frame.
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