This miniature picture delicately crafted with hair depicts a tombstone or grave between two trees. The marker is in the form of a column on which rests 2 hearts, probably, a parents’ grave. A knotted banner tied to the trees hangs over the grave with the inscription: “Amour filial” which translates to filial love for a father or mother. The frame is 5 1/4″ square; the picture is 3 1/4″ in diameter. Original frame and bezel; insignificant specks of tarnish on bezel; great age patina; very good condition over all. Old world, an extraordinary example of hair art as medium. The item “A FRAMED EXCEPTIONAL VICTORIAN MOURNING HAIR ART & SYMBOLIC MEMORIAL PICTURE” is in sale since Sunday, June 14, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Periods & Styles\Victorian”. The seller is “fra.angelo” and is located in Redlands, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Style: Victorian
- Maker: unmarked
- Sub-Style: English (presumably)
- Original/Reproduction: Antique original
- Color: Black, brown