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The Minimalist Metal Frame with Plenty of Presence

Minimalistic doesn’t mean forgettable

The RL 179 Black with Silver Metal Picture Frame from the Ridgeline Nielsen® 34 collection is a testament to that. Weighing in with a width of just ¼”, our slimmest profile provides a stark, classy outline for your work, letting the art speak for itself.

This Nielsen frame has a cool-toned, brushed silver face that it pairs to perfection with matte black sides. Its recessed face means the art sits back into the frame, adding depth, character and an unexpected presence.

Proudly manufactured by Nielsen in the USA, the RL 179 has an anodized finish on high-quality aluminum for a sleek, strong and flawless surface. The 100% recyclable metal frame is acid-free, making it ideal for conservation framing. Not compatible with spacers.

Each American Frame metal frame arrive as an easy-to-assemble DIY kit. All of the hardware necessary to easily construct the frame is provided – the only tool you need is a screwdriver.

January 30, 2019
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