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"Vesta," 1900 - [Arts and Crafts Embroidery] - 1900. 
A stunning and large framed embroidery dated 1900 bearing the inscription, "Vesta/MS/1900," and paper label on verso, "M.E.F.S." 63 cm x 21.5 cm. The composition depicts the virgin goddess of hearth, home and family, Vesta, in long flowing gown, holding the 'sacred fire' that burned at her hearth and temples. An exquisite piece, wonderfully preserved. Very scarce.
[Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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