This ornate silver picture frame is a nod to baroque and rococo design aesthetics, in which voluptuous decorative silver highlights emphasize the historical sense of fine craftsmanship found in hand carved furniture.
In the case of this ornate silver picture frame moulding, the wood profile substrate features a steep curve to which an embossed pattern is laid, and then a warm gray wash is applied, filling in crevices to simulate age. The profile width is 2-3/4” and the rabbet depth is 5/8”.
Themes and styles of art that are appropriate in this ornate silver picture frame include beveled mirrors and stretched canvas paintings, whether original works or limited edition giclee prints on canvas. Small decorative paintings on paper that are matted or feature fabric-wrapped borders of some sort might also pair with this frame, including original watercolor paintings.
Especially consider artwork that is either realistic in its rendering, or monochromatic if a looser style.
Mat colors from our acid free selection that are worth considering with this baroque ornate silver picture frame include Cream Puff 9615, Coconut Milk 9805, Sandstone 9813, Sweet Tart 9608, Geode 9558, Grape Jelly 9562, Make Up 9568, Sandhurst 9862, Twilight 9809, and Bambi 9589.