Vintage seamstress folk painting is a Greek, folk art painting of a woman on her sewing machine.It is a wooden painting from salvaged, old furniture wood, painted by folk artist, E.Kokori in the early 2000.
It is a roughly rectangular piece of wood, reclaimed from an old cupboard door or drawer, which the painter had processed and then painted with acrylic and finally varnished with an eco varnish.
The top part of the wood is slowly jutting upwards on the right side.
The scene is one of old.A woman in an old fashioned, retro dress, is sitting at her retro, Singer style sewing machine, sewing a white, piece of cloth.she is sitting in a high backed chair.She has short brown hair and she is wearing white pearls on her neck and ears.She is in profile.Her shoes are black Mary Jane style shoes.The floor under her feet is retro, interchanging tiles of dark red and white.
The 'frame'/ border was painted dark red/burgundy.On the top part of the painting there is a small piece of wood, like a frieze, nailed along the frame line.It is painted in the same red colour.Over the woman's head there is a Greek traditional sign for a tailor, saying 'Rafeion' in Greek, 'ΡΑΦΕΙΟΝ', as a shop marquee would.This is painted in blue and red.The painting background is light blue.The painter has left her signature initials on the lower left corner of the painting.
This vintage, Greek folk art painting of a traditional, Greek seamstress measures 16cm in length x 26cm in height x 3cm in width.It is in very good, unused condition. Whatever minor cracks and dents there might be, have always been there, as shabby style details.
At the back the painting is painted black with a piece of wire attached to hang it from on the wall.
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You will have to cover the cost of returning and shipping the item a second time, if you exchange your original item with something else.
We cannot exchange Holiday items (Christmas charms, trees, ornaments, gifts, Easter decor items and accessories, such as Greek Easter candles, Halloween decor and gifts, Valentines' decor and gifts, etc.
You cannot return and be refunded for earrings, or for any custom orders.
We will readily repair damaged goods, free of charge, if we are indeed at fault, when you have received the item.You would be kindly requested to send us a photo of the damaged item.We won't be able to cover the shipping of damaged goods.
With a minor agreed upon fee, or no fee at all, depending on the item, we will repair items you've bought and used for some time, like jewelry, key rings, etc. and as long as the materials are in stock.
We will be unable to cover the shipping cost of re-sending the same item for any other reasons, such as readjusting jewellery items lengths, for instance, or repairing items, after they've been used for some time. This will be an additional cost to you.
For the vintage collectibles and vintage art, most items will have to be replaced, if they are still in stock.
Resending the items you would like to exchange or be refunded for, will be an additional cost to you.
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