Folk Art

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WWI Era Industrial American Small Town Photographer's Archive WWI Era Industrial American Small Town Photographer's Archive

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WWI Era Industrial American Small Town Photographer's Archive

$1,250.00

HP Noel's attention to film speeds and proper lighting produced compulsive work that is more accomplished than most studios. His own family generations deep in the region, Noel perfectly documented a small American town during the early...
Vintage 1940s/50s Handmade Folk Art Fantasy Blues Pedal Lap Steel Guitar Vintage 1940s/50s Handmade Folk Art Fantasy Blues Pedal Lap Steel Guitar

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Vintage 1940s/50s Handmade Folk Art Fantasy Blues Pedal Lap Steel Guitar

$1,500.00

Fantastically sinister headstock and fire blistered, alligator varnish gives it presence. Sheet metal construction with an absurdly sized three piece neck, the headstock splinted in to meet an entirely hand formed nut. Nothing standard: Body measures...
Antique 19thc African American Spiritual Voodoo Southern Folk Art Memory Jug Antique 19thc African American Spiritual Voodoo Southern Folk Art Memory Jug

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Antique 19thc African American Spiritual Voodoo Southern Folk Art Memory Jug

$2,750.00

This one speaks. Not a random mash of personal tokens as is so common with this form, but more an assembled power object. A meticulous and considerate theme of human interaction with the animal and natural...
1910s Depression Make Do Teddy Bear Toy Pattern 1910s Depression Make Do Teddy Bear Toy Pattern

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1910s Depression Make Do Teddy Bear Toy Pattern

$125.00

Child's toy pattern cut from grocery advertising cardboard. Campbell's Soup and more, graphic!  Torso measures 7.5", something like 10 x 13" laid out whole. Very good condition with foxing. 
Vintage 1900s Writer Photographer Publication Rejections Artist Archive Vintage 1900s Writer Photographer Publication Rejections Artist Archive

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Vintage 1900s Writer Photographer Publication Rejections Artist Archive

$450.00

Imagine the emotional weight that kept these safe in a drawer and then for three more generations. George Wharton Edwards, director of the Art Department at Colliers, The Metropolitan Magazine, Wide World Magazine (London), The New York...
Antique 19thc Victorian Gothic Cross Folk Art Textile Pillow Sham Antique 19thc Victorian Gothic Cross Folk Art Textile Pillow Sham

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Antique 19thc Victorian Gothic Cross Folk Art Textile Pillow Sham

$295.00

BOLD graphic and delicate details. Aged red velvet with faint pastel satin ribbon roses on heavy black cotton. Sweet religious totem made by hand. Measures 17” square with raw edge at bottom, seam split top right...
Antique 1837 Tragic Death Infant Mourning Poem Hand Written Memorial Antique 1837 Tragic Death Infant Mourning Poem Hand Written Memorial

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Antique 1837 Tragic Death Infant Mourning Poem Hand Written Memorial

$195.00

In memory of Little Bun, who was killed on the 1st day of May 1837 / By a wicked monster called a Cat / Aged 4 months & 8 days / Poor little thing lived but an hour and...
Antique 1920s Child’s Folk Art Drawings Mussolini Italy Agriculture Book Antique 1920s Child’s Folk Art Drawings Mussolini Italy Agriculture Book

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Antique 1920s Child’s Folk Art Drawings Mussolini Italy Agriculture Book

$395.00

Unsettling and sweet at once. Likely a school assignment, fabulously folky pencil drawings and written reports boasting the superiority of Italian soil and the new economic plans for farmers under Benito Mussolini. M’s Battle for...
PR 1900 Folk Art Antique Make Do Sock Dolls PR 1900 Folk Art Antique Make Do Sock Dolls

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PR 1900 Folk Art Antique Make Do Sock Dolls

$650.00

Found separately, but made for one another. White doll measures 8” (longer with skirt), the seam of her head always left raw. Soiling, holes (chest) and tears to lace trim. Faint lines of an ink...
Vintage 1963 SEWN Family Letter Textile Folk Art Vintage 1963 SEWN Family Letter Textile Folk Art

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Vintage 1963 SEWN Family Letter Textile Folk Art

$450.00

Lovably eccentric. Stitched on linen:   Dear Jennie, I have a new sewing machine. Grandad has blood poison, but he is getting better. I am sending you a doll. I made her clothes. It was...
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