Primitive Prairie Folk Art Angel-"Hospitality"-OOAK Design handcrafted from vintage quilt & Antique coverlet w/Pineapple on hand painted box
"Hospitality" Prairie Folk Art Angel OOAK Primitive, Handcrafted Folk Art Angel 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. "HOSPITALITY" Prairie Folk Art Angel ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Completely hand sewn out of antique coverlet & vintage quilt with additional hand-stitched primitive detail, this Prairie Angel holds a pineapple- the symbol of hospitality... shades of Colonial Williamsburg. She is faceless, has spirited wings of old quilt, a wire halo and has been aged with tea & spices for further primitive charm. She is stuffed with cotton fabric for weight & feel. Her pineapple is crafted out of sheep wool with fronds of antique coverlet & a twig stem. The angel is about 6" tall and is securely mounted on a hand-painted, distress papier mache' box in forest green with primitive mustard stars, stained & sealed. The box, itself measures 3.5" d x 2" h and has a inside painted panel to hide mounting anchor. Overall measurement of angel on box is about eight inches high. She is a lovely keepsake for those who adore old textiles, angels, pineapples- preferably all three. Display her anywhere in your primitive home or use her near your sewing nook as a special pin keep... her simplicity & serenity will guide you daily. No glue gun is ever used. Every stitch, every seam, every detail of this prairie angel is completely & meticulously hand-sewn. Handcrafted in the USA, signed & dated in a smoke/pet-free studio. Intended as a decorative collectible, not for children. Artist has been honored & listed several times in "Early American Life's" magazine "Directory of Traditional Crafts". Please respect and adhere to Copyright Law as issued below. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 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.