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Scherenschnitte, Paper Cuttings, Hans Christian Andersen, Whimsy
Sandy Hook, CT: Caroline Stokes, . The whimsy and fantasy found in many of his stories can be seen in these reproductions of works originally created by Andersen. In the first scherenschnitte you will see a character in his likeness unable to attain the ballerina at the top of the.....
Scherenschnitte, Putnam-Houser House
A grouping of materials belonging to John D. Ripley found by a descendant among papers in the of the Putnam-Houser House in 1981. Contents include:A 12” x 15” scherenschnitte or cut-work paper valentine with elongated floral design and circular decorative elements at border. Center has a hand-penned verse reading “This.....
Cutwork Paper, Regency Era, Women's Work
. Four (4) different examples of intricate cutting done from a single sheet of paper. All oval in shape with an array of stylized elements from nature. All delicately designed and cut in a organized and somewhat geometric chaos. Each measures approximately 5" x 3 1/2" The paper most likely.....
autograph album, friendship album, New York, cut flowers, pressed flowers, water color, illustrations, poem, poems, poetry, verse, quotes, painting, cutwork, cutwork paper
New York: 1870 - 1901. A partially filled autograph album from the late 19th century, with the bulk of the autographs dating to the 1870s. Hidden among the autographs are a few gems. There is one expertly rendered water color depicting flowers. Additionally there is one embossed die cut Victorian.....
Paper Folk Art, Made by Hand, Love and Friendship
c1860. A saw-toothed border leaf shaped hand cut polished paper leaf (4" x 3 1/4") with stripped of blue, pink, navy and yellow paper decoratively woven through the leaf creating a geometric design. Housed in a 7"x 5" oval what appears to be gutta percha frame. Framed at a later.....
Cutwork, Made by Hand, Allegory
An intricate little scene comprised of multiple layers of polished and textured paper. A young woman and a sea captain stand hand-in-hand in a clearing. A rifle is laid atop a large rock in the foreground. A rabbit and two birds lay nearby (perhaps having been shot). A small dog.....
made by hand, paper cuts, paper-mosaicks, Mary Delany
An array of intricately cut and decorated tiny colored paper leaves, petals, stems and bows arranged as a floral wreath. Most have been individually embossed, note the detail on the tiger lilies at top right and the applied stamen on many on flowers less than 3/8” in their entirety. Also.....
Cutwork, Devotional, Made by Hand, Watercolor, Scherenschnitte, Canivet
A 4 1/2" x 2 1/2" delicate hand made paper devotional or "Nun Cut" Flaming hearts surrounded by roses and thorns Verse reads " O God ... will Again. Vivid watercolor decoration with gold and green border decoration. Reverse is blank.
Cutwork, Silhouette, Made by Hand
. A 2 1/2" x 6 3/4" cutwork from a single sheet black matte paper depicts a tree, three swans and a shrub. Note the delicate cuts and fine finish work. The paper has a very high rag content allowing it to be somewhat pliable. The reverse is blank. A......
cutwork paper, scherenschnitte, canivet, made by hand, folk art
c1810. A 6 1/2" cut paper scene with three (3) birds perched on tree branches on a 10" x 8 1/4" backing sheet. The bodies are constructed of razor feather cuts and pinprick feet. Miniature feather cuts around the eye. Done in the style of Elizabeth Cobbold...
Trinket box, made by hand, cut paper
3” x 4 ½” x 2” glass topped trinket box with straw decorated exterior and paper lined interior. Depicts a Naïve Alter boy with a Cross among the Flowering Trees, Vines, and Shrubs. All handmade paper cuts. Boy with halo dressed in real fabric dress with lace topper. some wear.....
A 10" x 7 1/2" sheet with a cutwork depicting a woman riding a horse, all cut from a single sheet of paper. Note how the horses' front left hoof attaching the ground to the horse and rider. Elizabeth Cobbold(1767-1824) She gave elaborate valentine parties and created a cut-works, some.....
Watchpaper Love Token, Scherenschnitte, paper cutwork, Love and Friendship
. A 2 1/4" x 2 1/4" cutwork or scherenschnitte love token with symmetrical hearts with sawtooth cut border decoration. A token of love and friendship, Most likely Pennsylvania Dutch. Endearing.