Tag: Victorian

First responders

© mixed-media collage by Sara Pearce made with antique illustrations (The Chatterbox, 1874; The Ladies’ World, Oct. 1895, Oct. 1896; Delineator April 1894, Oct. 1904); vintage map (Pa. Geological Survey, 4th Series, Special Bulletin 8, Plate 6, 1957); recycled watercolor painting, wrapping paper, greeting card; ink, watercolor, marker, colored pencil; archival mat board. 19" x 12"…

Meditation

  © Meditation  Mixed-media collage by Sara Pearce. Made with original antique engraving (Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly, June 1888), text (First Lessons in Numbers, 1865; Spencerian System of Penmanship, 1888) and paper. Vintage parcel post zone ruler and illustrations (Art Forms in Nature; Insects & Flowers: The Art of Maria Sibylla Merian). Recycled greeting cards…

Shapeshifting

This is a new, mixed-media collage in my "Shapeshifting" series. In each of the collages, women toss out their corsets and, sometimes, other "beauty" aids. The subtitle on this is "Edith threw caution – and, perhaps, her inheritance – to the wind."  It's made with all original papers – no photocopies or digital images –…

Victorian Necklace Keeper

An MDF Key hanger with horrible nails in it. It has been collaged or decoupaged with sheet music, then paper table napkins over the sheet music. They are so thin if you separate the layers you can still see the sheet music. Then some nice Victorian ladies. Nails hidden by wrapping in lace doilies and crochrt cotton and a…

The Word is on the Centre of French Fashion

A collage of original vintage papers, Bible 1890, French fashion Magazine images 1950's Butterick  Pattern 1980's and modern Tissue Paper. on  box frame with shaped sides 10 x 10 inches.

Collage The Word is on Beachy Habitations

A collage made fro vintage European and UK maps, Bible dating from 1890 and  Victorian images. All images are original no photocopies have been used. The words Beachy and Habitation come from a 1913 dictionary. On a 16 x 20 inch canvas, which has been previously textured.

Victorian Ladies Sundries Matchbox

Embellished matchbox loaded full of handpainted victorian ladies dresser elements, including a brush, comb & mirror set, necklace & earrings, miniature victorian calling cards, ladies bath & lotion bottles, in a beautiful display with vintage laces and silk ribbons. Special thanks to Olga Designs for use of her graphics on the matchbox cover, the miniature…

Victorian Ladies Sundries Matchbox

Embellished matchbox loaded full of handpainted victorian ladies dresser elements, including a brush, comb & mirror set, necklace & earrings, miniature victorian calling cards, ladies bath & lotion bottles, in a beautiful display with vintage laces and silk ribbons.  Special thanks to Olga Designs for use of her graphics on the matchbox cover, the miniature calling cards, and bottle labels. …

Vintage Garden

This young girl is very charming.  She is admiring all the pretty flowers in a Garden on a warm sunny day.  I used pretty paper, glitter, flower embellishments, lace, and acrylic paint.  Copyright 2009 © Trisha Moschella Art