TheBlueTwig

The Blue Twig

West Hartford, Connecticut | 523 Sales

TheBlueTwig

The Blue Twig

West Hartford, Connecticut 523 Sales On Etsy since 2012

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Announcement   Offering a rare collection of vintage art prints as well as fine art photography featuring New York, Boston, Hartford and beyond...

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Last updated on Jan 15, 2019

Offering a rare collection of vintage art prints as well as fine art photography featuring New York, Boston, Hartford and beyond...

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1950s textile pattern in gorgeous shades of gray and pink.
1930s-40s Tokyo Woodblock Print. I'm in love with this collection!
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The Blue Twig Backstory

My hunt for antique prints began several years ago when my husband and I bought a charming (falling down) house. There were bare walls everywhere and a small budget to decorate them. I hit the flea market circuit, picked through dusty shelves at used book stores and discovered antique paper shows. Eventually, our walls were covered, but the hunt continued. I became obsessed with unusual old paper: engravings featuring simple architectural detail, antique astronomy charts, mid century fashion sketches, woodblock textile samples, and art deco wallpaper (we are just scratching the surface here...). As beautiful as the growing stash of prints was, it became clear we would never have room for them all. Each piece of curious antique paper needed a home. The Blue Twig was born.

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  • Virginia Kemp

    Owner, Curator

    Michigan native. UNH & University of Chicago graduate. Social Worker (in previous life). Mom of three little kids. West Hartford, CT. resident. Antique print junkie.

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