Fanciful Tramp Art Wall Plaque Sampler with Figural Carvings

Fine fanciful tramp art or folk art wall plaque in a sampler style embellished with numerous carvings of birds, an eagle, sunflowers in pots, a star, hearts, and other symbolic carvings. Made in the flat mosaic style by using flat strips of chip carving to ensemble a unique and inspiring statement. The plaque has the feel of fabric samplers made in the 1800s. There is a remnant of a New Hampshire newspaper affixed to the back.

The plaque is illustrated in A Legacy in Tramp Art on page 65.

Circa 1880s – 1890s.

Northeast, USA 19th c.
Price: $8500

Height:
27.5"
Width:
32"
reference:
3074

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