Please note that this work is executed on Fabriano paper.
The top and bottom edges of the paper are deckled and the left and right hand edges of the paper are cut. Upon close inspection, there appears to be an area of minor residue and minor skinning within the lower centre of the work. The paper exhibits warping through out although this is inherent to work and the artists intent. There is fraying to the red ribbon, however this appears to be inherent to the work and the artists intent. Overall the work appears to be in very good, original condition.
Please note that this work is framed and is floating in its frame. Please note that this work has not been examined outside of its fame.
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