This dark distressed plank-style wood picture frame by Universal-Arquati Moulding features a vintage barn look, with medium brown highlights and dark espresso color covering the body of the profile. The total width of this frame is 1 ½”, and the rabbet depth is 9/16”.
The textured finish of this distressed wood picture frame corresponds to the grain pattern, in what appears to be a sandblasting process to remove softer flesh between wood grain rings. This quality simulates rough-cut lumber from the vintage rustic American era of pre-modern and early-modern utilitarian mountain culture and industry.
This distressed plank-style frame would pair nicely with interiors that celebrate woods of all types, but especially mountain lodge themes that mimic the aesthetics of an old fashioned trading post or saloon. Coffee shops, restaurants, and retail boutiques might find this plank-style wood picture frame appropriate for retail signage and menu boards. It might also work well in framing wildlife art.
Additional themes or subject matter that could pair with this distressed wood picture frame include gestural figurative or landscape scenes in charcoal, graphite, or conte crayon, along with ink wash paintings, watercolor, acrylic, or oil. Due to the dark coloring in this frame, high contrast imagery is appropriate, in which positive space and focal points are particularly dark.