Pine Tree with Dense Needles

Pine Tree with Dense Needles

This stencil in the tea towel format is likely one made for the trade at the turn of the century, demonstrating naturalistic rendering and high carving skills

Spot Stencil — Typical size of spot stencils are 8" x 4"

Light Ground Composition — in a light ground stencil, the field is light with lines and forms of the pattern crafted from dark paper.

Silk Reinforcement — this stencil is reinforced with silk threads woven specifically to this pattern inserted between two sheets of carved paper.

Subject — flora

Keywords — graphic line, pictorial, silk, stylized bark