Superb pair antique French frames photos metallic embroidery floral bow embellishments

A striking pair of antique French faded grandeur photo frames. Each frame contains a photo one of a husband , the other his wife, mounted on purple velvet and hand embellished with sequins ,superb silver and gold metallic thread embroidery with floral , foliage , ears of wheat and bow motifs, dating from the Napoleon III period. The frames are not original and do not seem to be that old but they do not detract in any way . The backing paper is missing on the one with the lady and they have age related marks . These heirloom treasures have taken on a wonderful faded grandeur air age with fading and light damage to the velvet and applications . Please study the photos as these form part of the description. A striking pair of decorative French frames for your delectation ! Dimensions : 11 1/4 inches high 9 1/2 inches wide

Item ID: 1283

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French faded-grandeur


Pippa Edney, LE TOURNEUR, France   

Delicious French faded grandeur crowns, boudoir ,wedding & lace treasures

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SHIPPING WILL RESUME 2nd DECEMBER 2014. Layaway arrangements available on all my items

We are currently unavailable until Tuesday, December 2. We will try to respond to emails during our absence. Purchase orders are welcome and will automatically reserve the item for you. We will be happy to confirm your purchases and answer any questions upon our return.

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