Folk art motifs of Pennsylvania. by Frances Lichten

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Published by Hastings House in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Pennsylvania.

Subjects:

  • Folk art -- Pennsylvania,
  • Decoration and ornament, Rustic -- Pennsylvania,
  • Decorative arts, Pennsylvania Dutch

Book details

Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK835.P4 L48
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6156654M
LC Control Number54010701
OCLC/WorldCa1259166

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Price Author: Frances Lichten. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, 71 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.

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Book Reviews. Arthur D. Graeff + Author: Arthur D. Graeff. Fraktur is a highly artistic and elaborate illuminated folk art created by the Pennsylvania Dutch, named after the Fraktur script associated with it. Most Fraktur were created between and Fraktur drawings were executed in ink and/or watercolors and are found in a wide variety of forms: the Vorschriften (writing samples), the Taufscheine (birth and baptismal certificates), Area: Pennsylviania.

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This book celebrates the fine craftsmanship, folk art, and history of these Americana pieces of furniture. Color pictures capture the essence and beauty of these various works filled with folk art motifs and a necessary step to cataloging as many as possible before they are lost to in : Medianews Group.

Pennsylvania German Motifs. A book of free patterns for hand embroiderers from the Antique Pattern Library, reviewed with screen shots and a description of what you will find in the book.

Traditional Folk Art - Embroidery - 1 x 1 inch (25 mm) circles - JPG&PNG images. Pennsylvania German art is a distinctive folk style transplanted by European immigrants who settled in southeastern Pennsylvania.

Characterized by the bold use of color and motifs that emphasize birds, flowers, and elaborate decoration, Pennsylvania German art was nurtured on the isolated farms where those settlers made their homes.

I have recently discovered Fraktur folk art – I was aware of the beautiful blackletter type, but had never seen the gorgeous folk art created by the Pennsylvania the 17th and 18th century, many people from the Alsace region in Germany & Switzerland emigrated to.

Helps us to understand hex signs as no other work on the subject ever has.-Simon Bronner, author of Following Tradition A landmark in the study of Pennsylvania Dutch folk art.-Henry Glassie, author of The Spirit of Folk Art A revised and expanded edition of the classic work on hex-sign barn decorations, offering insight into their various forms, geographical spread.

“Made in Pennsylvania: A Folk Art Tradition,” a comprehensive exhibition organized by the Westmoreland Museum of American Art, explores the folk art of the western regions of the state and examines the similarities and differences, county by county, of the wares produced there from the mid-Eighteenth to the late Nineteenth Century.

Vintage Folk Art Motifs of Pennsylvania Book Pennsylvania Dutch Designs Illustrations 41 in Color History and Usage allsfairyvintage 5 out of 5 stars (2,) $ Favorite Add to See similar items + More like this. Handpainted Pennsylvania Dutch Wall Shelf. This past exhibition explored the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts (fraktur), textiles, furniture, metalwork, and pottery.

Embellished with hearts, flowers, birds, and other traditional motifs, these objects reveal a. Christies - Pennsylvania, Sale title - Pennsylvania German Folk Art & Decorative Arts from the Collection of Mr.

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In Dr. Kauffman's American Folk Art book, he pictures several colorful folk art dower chests that were representative of different counties of the PA Dutch people, according to their folk art motifs.

But barn stars or 'Hex signs,' which were boldly painted on the Church Dutch barns outside of Lancaster County, were inspired by native Fraktur. Hex signs are a form of Pennsylvania Dutch folk art grown out of the fraktur and folk art traditions about when barns first started to be painted in the area.

They have talismanic and decorative in nature I recently moved to an area of Berks County where Hex. Folk art motifs of Pennsylvania Author: Lichten, Frances. Published: () Scherenschnitte, traditional papercutting Author: Hopf, Claudia. Published: () Pennsylvania German design: a portfolio of silk screen prints Published: ().

The first being a book by Wallace Nutting titled Pennsylvania Beautiful() in which he raised the claim that barn signs were used to ward off evil and the second was a witchcraft-related murder in York County, Pennsylvania which attracted the attention of the news media and introduced the word hex into the American vocabulary.

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Also known as the Pennsylvania Dutch, they descend from the approximat German-speaking people who had immigrated to Pennsylvania by and who made up about 40 percent of the population in the southeastern part of the state by Author: Lisa Minardi. Helps us to understand hex signs as no other work on the subject ever has.-Simon Bronner, author of Following Tradition A landmark in the study of Pennsylvania Dutch folk art.-Henry Glassie, author of The Spirit of Folk Art A revised and expanded edition of the classic work on hex-sign barn decorations, offering insight into their various forms, geographical spread.

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Pennsylvania Dutch Immigrants to the State of Pennsylvania in America brought brush stroke painting as one of their traditions. Pennsylvania Dutch is characterised by bold and colourful motifs and was originally painted on tinware first painted with a.

on a careful analysis of his handwriting and decorative motifs (fig. 6).Paint-decorated chests are one of the most iconic and recognizable forms in Pennsylvania German folk art. The colorful floral motifs and extraordinary pair of camels that dominate the facade of this example speak to the boundless creativity of Pennsylvania German Size: 3MB.

It was in the beginning of the eighteenth century that the present style of Hungarian folk art took shape, incorporating both Renaissance and Baroque elements, depending on the area, as well as Persian Sassanide influences.

Flowers and leaves, sometimes a bird or a spiral ornament, are the principal decorative themes. A picture book on the work of Richard Peter Hoffman whose paintings combine the traditional folk motifs with a formal modernist art sensibility.

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Fraktur is a type of Pennsylvania Dutch folk art consisting of documents such as marriage or baptismal certificates, framed mottoes, etc. written in black lettering and illuminated with colorful flowers, birds, and other motifs.

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Fraktur, a folk art form rooted in medieval illuminated manuscripts, flourished from about to in the Pennsylvania German communities of this country.Folk art is produced by an indigenous culture of peasants or other laboring tradespeople.

Folk art is generally utilitarian and decorative. This art form actually takes on many styles due to the varied geographical cultures throughout history that have created art falling into this category.

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