CERTIFICATE / PICTURE FRAME

CERTIFICATE FRAME

THIS ELEGANT FANCY KNOT WORK PICTURE FRAME WAS HAND MADE BY SKIP HIPPS, THE KNOTWRIGHT.  IT WAS DESIGNED TO SHOWCASE AND ADD PRESTIGE TO A CAPTAINS LICENSE, OWNER’S CERTIFICATE, RETIREMENT CERTIFICATE OR OTHER IMPORTANT SEA FARING DOCUMENTS OR PHOTOS.   

MEASURING APPROXIMATELY 18 INCH BY 15 INCHES OUTSIDE, AND 13 ¾ BY 10 ¾ INSIDE, THIS PICTURE FRAME REQUIRED APPROXIMATELY 750 FEET OF CORD, AND IS MOUNTED ON A CANVAS COVERED, KILN DRIED HARDWOOD FRAME BASE. 

THE SENNITS, STARTING WITH THE INSIDE EDGE ARE A 7 STRAND DOUBLED HERRINGBONE, CAPPED BY A 9 STRAND TRIPLED HERRINGBONE SENNIT ON THE FRONT, EDGED WITH AN 8 STRAND HALF ROUND SENNIT AND A 4 STRAND ROUND SENNIT.  A 17 STRAND FRENCH SENNIT COVERS THE OUTSIDE, WITH A 4 STRAND DOUBLED ROUND SENNIT CLOSED WITH A 3 PASS, 5 LEAD X 4 BIGHT TURKSHEAD, SURROUNDING THE FRAME  THE CORNERS ARE COVERED WITH SINGLE STRAND TRIPLE PASS MAT, BASED ON THE 2 STRAND SAILORS CROSS.

THE ENTIRE FRAME IS COLORED WITH CUSTOM BLENDED SHELLAC, AND PROTECTED FROM WEAR, DIRT, AND MOISTURE WITH TWO COATS OF POLYURETHANE.  SHOULD THIS FRAME GET SOILED, IT CAN BE EASILY CLEANED WITH A DAMP CLOTH OR SOFT BRISTLE BRUSH AND MILD SOAP.    

 

CERTIFICATE / PICTURE FRAME
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  • Item #: FW-2200
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Price $350.00