This custom black frame features an elegant embellished brownish-black embossed pattern that is inspired by the delicate intricacies and symbolism of a traditional Spanish mantilla. The scooped profile is 1-3/4” wide, and features a 1/2” rabbet depth that is ideal for matted prints and original art on paper.
The traditional Spanish mantilla concept behind this scooped custom black frame is a reference to religious ideals that symbolize reverence and modesty. A mantilla is a lace or silk veil or shawl that is intended to veil what is sacred.
Items that would be suited to this custom black frame include Spanish vineyard scenes and other landscapes, along with wedding memorabilia and religious art such as iconography, wood block prints, and poetry or scripture.
The finish of this scooped softwood picture frame sits on a gesso base, to which multiple layers of dark brown are applied to achieve an aged look of dark stained Spanish oak. Ideal interior design settings for this scooped mantilla picture frame include the aesthetics of Spanish Renaissance, as well as shabby chic, Mediterranean, and Mexican design styles.
Archival mats from our acid free selection that might pair with this scooped wood picture frame include White Collar 9501, Dove 9806, Haystack, Harvest Brown 9835, Top Soil 9591, Wise Green 9527, and Coffee Bean 9842.