[Folk Art]: Wooden Scroll Work Patriotic Picture Frame with Photos of American Servicemen

Price: $2,500.00

Unbound. Elaborate scrollwork folk art display which houses photographs of seven American serviceman, presumably all members of the same family, who served in the military during World War II or the Vietnam War. While the servicemen are not identified, the dates of their individual service are written in ballpoint ink on the sides of each image (four during WWII and three from the early stages of the Vietnam War, with the last date being 1966). The patriotic motif encompasses several hand cut elements: an American eagle, several American flags, the motto "God Bless America," and an American patriotic shield or crest, amongst which are seven separate spaces, each containing a photograph of an American serviceman in uniform. All of these elements have been affixed to an elaborately scroll-sawed background piece, which in turn has been affixed to burlap in a homemade shadow box-type frame that has been glazed. It is not clear whether this is a memorial piece or just commemorates the service of various family members. A few small breaks on the scrolled wood background, a couple of the photos show some exposure to light, but overall stable and very good or better. A fascinating patriotic artifact encompassing two generations of American military men.

Item #406084

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[Folk Art]: Wooden Scroll Work Patriotic Picture Frame with Photos of American Servicemen
[Folk Art]: Wooden Scroll Work Patriotic Picture Frame with Photos of American Servicemen
[Folk Art]: Wooden Scroll Work Patriotic Picture Frame with Photos of American Servicemen
[Folk Art]: Wooden Scroll Work Patriotic Picture Frame with Photos of American Servicemen
[Folk Art]: Wooden Scroll Work Patriotic Picture Frame with Photos of American Servicemen
[Folk Art]: Wooden Scroll Work Patriotic Picture Frame with Photos of American Servicemen
[Folk Art]: Wooden Scroll Work Patriotic Picture Frame with Photos of American Servicemen