Black Cowgirl

$50.00Price

Our new Matriarchs collection is a dream come true for me. I've always wanted to honor the brave woman who came before me, and who forged previously unimagable paths for themselves and others. It is because of these fore-mothers that I am the woman I am today.

    This bad-ass Black cowgirl is a particular favorite of mine from the new collection. It’s from a rare tintype circa 1880. What a formidable woman! It was exceedingly rare for women to have access to photography of any kind during this era. This cowgirls was determined to be documented and show us her hardware.
According to Atlanta-based photographer Forest McMullin, around 25 percent of the cowboys responsible for the movement in the American West were African-American.
   This glass tray measures 5x8." It also can be custom ordered in other sizes; please send us an email if interested.

     In the potichomania process, the glass acts as both a foundation and protective finish, saving the step of varnishing. The original intent was to recreate Greek and Etruscan vases by simulating rare and expensive Sevrés porcelain.

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    This tray measures approximately 5x8 inches. The relative thinness of the tray – just over 1/8” thick – belies the complexity of the potichomania process. Each of our trays is comprised of a glass tray, three layers of 28# paper, four coatings of varnish, and finished with two coats, each of paint and clear acrylic spray. We’ve added a high-quality felt pad on the bottom in order to protect your home surfaces.a

    Care: Please spray with a gentle glass cleanser and wipe clean. Do not submerge in water. For decorative purposes only.

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