Handmade objects created by American families to fulfill useful needs or simply for their decorative value, is folk art. Sailors, ship carvers, sign makers traveling painters and stonecutters also created items of charm and beauty. Peer into pieces from private lives and see what they reveal about the people who made them. Articles on weathervanes, needlepoint, patchwork, cigar sentinels, fraktur, and tinwork illustrate how these treasures preserve our rich and cultured heritage.
Paperback 48 pgs. Black & White
Suggested for ages: 9-14
Product Code: COB9108