578 Main Street (Rte 7) in Great Barrington, Massachusetts 413-528-1482 Email: paul@paulkleinwald.com

Patriotic American Feather Art Picture

Ca. 1930

This is the first time I have seen one of these. It reminds me of the earlier Chinese needlework pictures that American sailors bought as souvenirs of their voyages to the Orient in the late 19th century. Almost everything is done in different colored feathers except the paper eagle’s claws beak, eye and the black mounting paper or mat board (not examined out of the frame). Under glass

Price

$350

Condition

Overall very good ++ condition. One arrow has come loose and the frame has some scuffs and dings. The old paper covering sealing the back side is loose in places.

Measurements

15.25" H X 23" L frame size

Next Piece

Floral Painted Oval Tole Tray With Stand

A 19th Century painted metal tray with the original painted decoration of a large floral bouquet on a brick red field. The gold scrolling rococo border has an outer edge of bluish green. The whole of the decoration is over a black ground. The bamboo style stand made at coffee table height was made in […]