Friday, March 7, 2014

Another Tag : Vintage Performer Tag

This burlesque lady in her pretty peach leotard was just too fun to pass up a chance to alter and place on a heart-themed tag!


Background for this tag is barn door distress stain, a damask stamp in red dye ink, some tattered angels glimmer mist in cork.


the oval is a cutout from a vintage newspaper I scanned and printed. 

The burlesque lady is a great Library of Congress poster image of a performer named Nettie Barton. I tried to find out more about her or the "High Rollers Extravaganza Co." with whom she performed, but could find sadly little. 


The brass butterfly and aluminum rose are both from my jewelry stash, as are the ribbons. A little seven gypsies paper and basic grey stick on numbers round things out.

10 comments:

  1. Such a pretty tag with history in your story.
    Thank you for sharing this tag with us at Artful Times

    Love Chrissie x

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  2. What a pretty tag, thank you for sharing with us at Rhedd and Rosie's, good luck Hun, Zoe DT xx

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  3. Love your vintage tag

    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Wednesday Challenge

    Jo x

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  4. Love how you have put this together and thank you for sharing with us again at Artful Times
    Von ☺

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  5. beautiful tag. Thanks for joining us at Rhedd & Rosies challenge blog!

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  6. Such a pretty tag, love the colours they really pop.

    Thanks for coming over and joining in with our 27th Challenge - Anything but a Card at Rhedd and Rosie's Challenge Blog.

    Great Big Huge Hugs

    Becca xxx (DT member)

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  7. Very nice tag.Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons this week. Rebecca x

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  8. This is a really pretty tag. The image is fab and I love the little butterfly! Thank you for playing along at Rhedd and Rosie’s. Sammy-x

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  9. Wonderful vintage tag, such lovely rich colours.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    hugs
    Mandy xx

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  10. What a lovely idea to try to find out about the lady on your tag. Lovely tag and lovely rich colours.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Artful Times - Hugs, Neet xx

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