Anonymous (United States)
Glass-beaded cloth frame with French real photo postcard
Leather or specialty case, Real photo postcard, early 1900s
The bell-shaped frame is made from off-white cotton highly decorated with various sizes of glass beads in multiple colors--red, green, yellow, blue, and clear. The image is not original to the frame.

The latter is American, and the former is a real photo postcard from France, depicting a child posed before a backdrop of a church wall, holding a spray of flowers, and with two doves at her feet. Both frame and image date from the early 1900s.

A charming and unusual piece of photographica.

Size:7 3/4 x 5 in. (19.5 x 13 cm.)
No. 29.4
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