Framing an Antique Watercolor

painting 001Yesterday I bought an old photograph in an oval gold frame. I didn’t want the photo I wanted the frame. Today, I took it apart and used it for one of my Victorian watercolors. It is a woman with a snooty look and a green hat. I hated the diamond-shaped mat it had on it.  I look out for frames for small old watercolors. I try to find something close that would have been in that time period. This frame is probably around 1960. The label on the frame had the phone number as: FR 4-o723.  The price old the frame was originally $15.50. Yesterday, I bought it for $8.00. Still a deal for today’s prices. Do a search on here for other Victorian watercolor posts.painting 010watercolor 1paiting watercolor 2

About Jim Gatling

Artist: primitive watercolors, colored pencil. Quilter: Original designs, Scrap quilts. Craftsman: Woodburning, Recycling Teacher: Retired MHS, SHCS K-12 Part Time. Collector: Antiques, Quilts, Glass, Buttons, Petit Point, Needlepoint, Hankies, Figural Perfume Bottles. Son, Father, Grandfather, Neighbor, Friend.
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