Folk Art Alphabet Board of Trained Branches

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Extraordinary American Folk Art board composed of the alphabet made from branches trained into the letter forms. Found in Southern Kentucky dates to 1940s. An accompanying vintage snapshot shows the artist with another of his works and wearing an "x" pinned to his cardigan. The letters are wired to a white painted board with attached legs.
Details
Of the Period
Folk Art
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
circa 1940s
Period
1940-1949
Materials and Techniques
Twig
Condition
Good. Excellent untouched barn condition with surface dirt and wear H is a contemporary replacement. .
Dimensions
16 in. H x 46 in. W x 3 in. D
41 cm H x 117 cm W x 8 cm D
Dealer Location
North Egremont, MA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
U111030917428
Address
Cottage + Camp
By Appointment Only
North Egremont MA 01230
US
1stdibs Dealer since 2011 Located in North Egremont, MA
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