folk art

Bug with Forked Tongue
1985

This is a painted wooden sculpture of an abstracted bug with battery-operated movement. The bug has five pairs of legs that are attached perpendicular to a straight body. The body is painted...

Bug
1985

This is a painted wooden sculpture of an abstracted bug with battery-operated movement. The bug has five pairs of legs that are attached perpendicular to a straight body. The body is painted...

20th century

This is a folded paper frame made out of Camel cigarette boxes. The shape of the frame is an elongated heart surrounding a rectangle. The frame is freestanding and the heart and rectangle...

20th century

This is a rectangular folded paper frame made out of Camel cigarette boxes. The back of the frame has a built-in folded paper stand.

20th century

This is a small folded paper bag with open sides and a carrying strap made from Camel cigarette boxes.

20th century

This is a folded paper jewelry box made with pink and maroon paper and lined with red velveteen. The box lid is hinged with string to the base, and links of a gold chain (now gone) are sewn at...

20th century

This is a folded paper frame made out of Camel cigarette boxes. The shape of the frame is a rectangle within a heart that rests on a triangular base. The front of the frame shows the brown,...

20th century

This is a rectangular folded paper frame made out of Camel cigarette boxes. The frame is free-standing and supported by a built-in folded paper base.

mid 20th century

This is a rectangular wooden frame constructed with a woodworking technique that uses interlocking wooden sticks. The frame contains a black and white photograph of the maker, Ole Swanson,...

late 19th century to mid 20th century

This is an oil painting on canvasboard. A waterfall appears at center flowing over a cliff that is flanked by trees. A large black cat stands upright near the top of the waterfall against a...

1946
20th century

This is a box constructed with a woodworking technique that uses interlocking wooden sticks. The box has a pyramid-shaped lid (B) that fits on a rectangular base (A). The base has long vertical...

20th century

This is a carved wooden chain in three sections that is painted metallic silver. (A) has 24 oval links with double-link end pieces. (B) has five ball-in-cage sections and one double-link end...

20th century

This is a metallic silver painted bottle carved out of wood with a ball-in-cage design containing two spheres.

20th century

This is a metallic silver painted bottle carved out of wood with a ball-in-cage design containing nine spheres.

20TH CENTURY

This is a Tramp Art bottle whimsy that consists of a wooden side chair with a woven seat inside a one quart Jack Daniels clear glass bottle.

20th century

This is a rectangular Tramp Art box on a pedestal base. The box is hinged and the interior is lined with brown fabric. Layers of scalloped wood are applied to each side of the box, forming a...

20th century

This is a circular Tramp Art framed mirror. The wooden frame surrounding the mirror is constructed with layers of geometric decoration that have scalloped edges.

20th century

This is a wooden Tramp Art frame with tri-petal corners. The decorative elements of the frame have scalloped edges and four small square mirrors are built into the frame at the interior corners...

20th century

This is a decorative object made out of Camel cigarette boxes. The shape of the object is a heart surrounding a rectangular woven mat. The heart is constructed with the brown, yellow, and cream...

20th century

This is a rectangular folded paper frame made out of Camel cigarette boxes. The back of the frame has a built-in folded paper stand.

circa 1930

This is a Tramp Art bottle whimsy that consists of a wooden spinning wheel painted metallic gold inside a glass bottle.

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