Primitive Folk Art Santa- "Lost in Time"-OOAK original Design handcrafted from Antique Coverlet
"LOST in TIME" Santa OOAK Primitive, Handcrafted Folk Art Santa a JMFAW © Original Design No molds or patterns used. An original design created totally on a whim, by sheer inspiration, imagination, love & appreciation for the beauty of handmade treasures. All Folk Art designs are "American Country Primitives"- created mostly out of vintage quilts, coverlets & fabric adding a quaint softness & rich historical past to each creation. All adornments are handcrafted, from clay, paper. fabric, wood, real goose feathers, primitive by nature, to compliment the design- twigs, branches, cones, etc. At times a vintage adornment may be included- it's presence will always be part of the listing description. Don't do glitter, don't do glitz- don't add "manufactured" accessories. Wool from sweet American-raised sheep is used- never fur from any animal. Every piece is quaint, primitive & heartwarming with a strong emphasis on Americana. Hours & hours of meticulous work go into each creation, right down to smallest detail- making each a true Folk Art Collectible & investment. "LOST in TIME" Santa ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dressed in gorgeous, hand woven, 1800's antique American coverlets- a robe & hat of deep indigo, russet red & mustard ochre primitive colours and a shawl of blue & gray, this Santa definitely has the look & feel of yesteryear. He has a beautiful, stoic, hand-stitched, hand-coloured face with a wool beard from American-raised sheep and lots of primitive hand-stitched detail. To compliment his vintage attire, he has a handmade American flag on a twig staff. All details- star, packages & pantry boxes are made by hand. This "Lost in Time" Santa measures about 7" tall- with an arm width of about 4". Base is about 2" diameter. He is stuffed with cotton fabric for weight & feel and further aged for timeworn charm. He looks & feels like he's been around for centuries- perfect for anyone who appreciates olde textiles & simple, sweet folk art Santas... certain to become a beloved family treasure ! No glue gun is ever used. Every stitch, every seam, every detail of this primitive Santa is completely & meticulously hand-sewn, hand-painted & hand-applied. Handcrafted in the USA, signed & dated in a smoke/pet-free studio. Artist has been honored & listed several times in "Early American Life's" magazine "Directory of Traditional Crafts" Decorative collectible only, not intended for children. JMFAW© © 2008 Julie Marek Folk Art Works. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Any reproduction of design, words, images and detail of artist's original work without permission is strictly prohibited and LEGALLY protected by copyright. Selling the artwork does NOT transfer image or any rights of copyright to buyer. All legal rights remain solely with the creative artist.