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edgebrookhouse - Antique Americana Folk Art Tinsel Painting - Tropical Birds, and Still Life / Floral Bouquet - Set of 2
edgebrookhouse - Antique Americana Folk Art Tinsel Painting - Tropical Birds, and Still Life / Floral Bouquet - Set of 2
edgebrookhouse - Antique Americana Folk Art Tinsel Painting - Tropical Birds, and Still Life / Floral Bouquet - Set of 2
edgebrookhouse - Antique Americana Folk Art Tinsel Painting - Tropical Birds, and Still Life / Floral Bouquet - Set of 2
edgebrookhouse - Antique Americana Folk Art Tinsel Painting - Tropical Birds, and Still Life / Floral Bouquet - Set of 2
edgebrookhouse - Antique Americana Folk Art Tinsel Painting - Tropical Birds, and Still Life / Floral Bouquet - Set of 2
edgebrookhouse - Antique Americana Folk Art Tinsel Painting - Tropical Birds, and Still Life / Floral Bouquet - Set of 2
edgebrookhouse - Antique Americana Folk Art Tinsel Painting - Tropical Birds, and Still Life / Floral Bouquet - Set of 2
edgebrookhouse - Antique Americana Folk Art Tinsel Painting - Tropical Birds, and Still Life / Floral Bouquet - Set of 2
edgebrookhouse - Antique Americana Folk Art Tinsel Painting - Tropical Birds, and Still Life / Floral Bouquet - Set of 2

Antique Americana Folk Art Tinsel Painting - Tropical Birds, and Still Life / Floral Bouquet - Set of 2

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Set of 2 late 19th century Americana Folk Art tinsel paintings of tropical birds and still life / floral bouquet attributed to Alice Knight . Tinsel reverse art was widely practiced in America from 1850 to 1890. Tinsel paintings are reverse paintings on glass with smooth or crumpled metallic foil applied behind translucent and transparent areas; when viewed in candlelight or gaslight, the effect was one of shimmering highlights.

1. Two tropical love birds perching Tete-a-Tete on floral branches.
Size: Framed 10.75"W x .75"D x 8.75"H, Image only 10"W" x 8"H

2. Still life / bouquet of brightly colored flowers and leaves.
Size: Framed 8.75"W x .75"D x 10.75"H, Image only 8"W x 10"H

 

DETAILS

Brand: Unknown
Artist: Alice Knight
Color/Pattern: Red, Green, Yellow, Floral, Birds
Period: Late 19th Century
Styles: Folk Art, Americana
Place of Origin: United States
Materials: Paint, Foil, Wood, Glass
Condition: Excellent Antique condition, Original Unaltered
Damage or Points of Notice: Minor wear consistent with age.
Dimensions:
Floral - 8.75"W x .75"D x 10.75"H, Image only 8"W x 10"H
Birds - 10.75"W x .75"D x 8.75"H, Image only 10"W" x 8"H

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