Hand Embellished Antique Nantucket Map Framed Artwork
This rare & unusual antique map, illustrates street names, estates and the surround in intricate detail of Nantucket Island from 1852.
Each is individually hand-embellished with oil paints, and rests on raw linen. The "piuma di ulivo" veneer, collected from olive trees in Greece is carefully applied by Florentine craftsman to each frame, and finished with soft beeswax. With acid-free framing materials, framed dimensions are 17"x 20."