Vintage English Woven Silk Great Red & Gold Cardinals Pair Matted & Gold Frame
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This beautiful picture is by Cash’s, an English ribbon weaving firm since 1846. Over 100 years ago the Free Trade Bill was passed which put thousands of ribbon weavers out of work and forced them into poverty. One mill owner began making silk bookmarks and pictures using the same looms and skills needed for ribbon making. They became popular and collectible are today still sought out for their unique beauty.
This silk details a beautiful pair of gold and red Cardinals perched upon a tree branch. Thank have one on a gallery wall at home (2nd pic) The detail is remarkable!
The Art: Framed under glass with a gray-green mat and gold wood frame
Measures: The overall framed size is 7 3/8” x 5 7/8”
Condition: Gently used, no significant signs of any damage some minor wear around the outside of the frame.