After enjoying the lovely hospitality of Miss Tammy last Saturday, before returning to Oklahoma City I just had to pay a visit to a couple of junky style haunts her north Oklahoma city had to offer! I am happy to say I was not disappointed! Great old finds and neat antiques can be found in almost any town in my great state and Enid, Oklahoma, didn't disappoint!
I found these three old Huldah Jeffe (1901-2001) prints in these incredible mid-century Syrocco frames. I actually love some of Huldah Cherry Jeffe's work and I was surprised to read she had (and still has!) a lot of critics. Apparently there are people in the art world who don't favor the dark eyes on her subjects. I happen to like them.
Anyway...I have a couple of these prints already so I'm sure I'll be reselling them as is! Simply fabulous old prints.
Aren't they wonderful? I love each one! The ones of the children are especially rare! They are a lot harder to find!
But...the find of the day were the seven bundles of vintage lace one particular booth offered! The gal had them marked $1.00 each and that was a fabulous price. Three of the lace bundles were French and that made me very, very happy. I don't know why but lace just finds ME! Honest...it does! It doesn't matter where I go or where I shop but it seems I always uncover the best vintage trims for not a lot of money! We all know the laces made today can't compare to the fabulous old stuff!
All this great technology out there and yet in some areas we've gone backwards! Most of the lace made today (except the super-high-end trims) is cheap polyester and it's simply crummy!
Today I'm back in my studio working on painting things with a ground of WHITE! So much still to do but I'm loving it!
Hope your Monday is wonderful. I'm off to paint roses for my newly reopened website!
Love to you...