Vintage Red Cardinal in English Woven Silk - Matted & Framed
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.
The scene depicts a red Cardinal
*The Art: Framed under glass with a double mat of brown and off white in a wood frame
Measures: The overall framed size is 9” w x just barely over 10” h
Condition: Like new, no significant signs of any damage some minor wear around the outside of the frame