This border includes neoclassical columns supporting a rectangular space for the insertion of text; on one side is what i took at first to be a cool barefoot surfer dude with sunglasses bus it probably meant to be a prophet, and on the other side a bearded man with a halo and spear, perhaps Saint Longinus who pierced the side of [...] [more...] [$]
This frame, or cartouche, forms a decorative border around a rectangle for inserting type, such as a place-setting or perhaps an invitation to a Christening. On the left are Mary and Jesus; on the right, Joseph holding the Rod of Aaron with its serpent. According to legend, Joseph took the rod with him on the Flight to Egypt. The rod also symbolizes [...] [more...] [$]
A circular frame or border, with an outer and an inner purple ring and between them, on a solid red area, alternate dark brown lozenges and purple and ellow balls in a geometric design, all with dark brown outlines. This vintage frame (or cartouche) was taken from an old woodcut, but I have coloured it to give [...] [more...] [$]
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