Category: folk art

Three souvenir knives with stone mosaic handle…

Three souvenir knives with stone mosaic handles from Karlsbad (Karlovy Vary), Czech Republic, ca. 1900.

The Beautiful Chaos of Improvisational Quilts

The Beautiful Chaos of Improvisational Quilts

Folk art layette pincushion, United States, 17…

Folk art layette pincushion, United States, 1766.

Antique gambling wheel, circa early 20th centu…

Antique gambling wheel, circa early 20th century.

Leather and wool cape, made in Hungary, circa …

Leather and wool cape, made in Hungary, circa 1840–70.

Via the Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Happy Dia de los Muertos!  

Happy Dia de los Muertos!  

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collectorsweekly: Mexican folk-art sculpture o…

collectorsweekly:

Mexican folk-art sculpture of medusa celebrating Día de los Muertos.

The History of American Quiltmaking: An Interv…

The History of American Quiltmaking: An Interview with Merikay Waldvogel

Wooden folk-art figure, circa 18th century.

Wooden folk-art figure, circa 18th century.

Carved walnut snuff box from Klausdorf, German…

Carved walnut snuff box from Klausdorf, Germany, 1891.