Materials Needed: Paper and pencil
Take a look at both versions of the Jeptha story. Make a list of how each maker has treated the common themes. How are the elements similar and how are they different.
His Daughter Adah
His Daughter Adah’s Friends
The Overall Emotion of the Scene
Other Silk Embroidery Images
The charming scene entitled “Peace” is beautifully illustrated by the depiction of a well dressed, serene, young lady seated in a tranquil landscape enticing a blue bird. It appears to be an original design and not copied from a print source. The anonymous stitcher used spangles to enhance her dress which were often incorporated into borders to reflect light.