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
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