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Tiny Antique French Sentimental Mourning Baby/Child’s Hair Shadowbox Victorian

Posted on July 26, 2019 in tiny

Tiny Antique French Sentimental Mourning Baby/Child's Hair Shadowbox Victorian
Tiny Antique French Sentimental Mourning Baby/Child's Hair Shadowbox Victorian
Tiny Antique French Sentimental Mourning Baby/Child's Hair Shadowbox Victorian
Tiny Antique French Sentimental Mourning Baby/Child's Hair Shadowbox Victorian

Tiny Antique French Sentimental Mourning Baby/Child's Hair Shadowbox Victorian
Description: This is a charming, little, Victorian shadowbox piece that contains a lock of hair tied with a ribbon that has been mounted to a blue, paper backing that is decorated with paper ornamentation and dried flowers. There is gold paper or plastic lacing lining the inside of the shadowbox frame which is painted gold on the inside. The frame is embellished further with a floral design on the outside of the front and paper along the sides and back. This piece appeals to me as a sentimental item such as baby’s first hair or a love token perhaps? Materials: Wood or cardboard frame, glass, human hair, paper, paint, dried flowers, ribbon. Measurements: 2.75 in diameter. Approximately 28.3 grams. Date estimate: Victorian Era. Potentially the late 19th century. Condition: Good, antique condition with wear in keeping with age and use. There is some dust or dirt on the inside of the glass seen upon close inspection. Please use the photos as a guide as they form part of the description and the condition of a piece is subjective. Any boxes or props pictured are for display only unless otherwise noted and are not included with this listing. While the condition of each item is described in the listing, there may be other condition issues not listed, so use the pictures as a guide as they are part of the listing description. Feel free to ask any questions for clarification before purchasing. If you have not paid within this time frame an unpaid item case will be opened. If you have cleaned or polished or modified an item in any way, it is not eligible for a return. These are the rules of the program and they can’t be circumvented. Instead, pricing is based on the style and rarity of the piece as an antique and prices are subject to change according to fluctuations in market value and availability or scarcity of a particular style or type of piece. If you Google “Portals of Time Vintage” the results will come up with the store name, feedback, and reviews since it opened online in 2017. You can also find Portals of Time Vintage on Instagram under the username: portalsoftimevintage for more insight. At Portals of Time Vintage, we believe there is something special about wearing or holding a piece that is vintage, antique, or antiquarian. It creates a connection that can take you back in time. As a historian and store owner, I think of these pieces as artifacts that speak to us about the past. Be sure to check the other listings and stay tuned as more wonderful treasures are listed for sale. The item “Tiny Antique French Sentimental Mourning Baby/Child’s Hair Shadowbox Victorian” is in sale since Friday, July 5, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Periods & Styles\Victorian”. The seller is “portalsoftimevintage” and is located in Santa Ana, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Tiny Antique French Sentimental Mourning Baby/Child's Hair Shadowbox Victorian