Folk Influence in Nova Scotia Interiors: The Lunenburg County Example

Authors

  • Thomas Lackey

Abstract

The decorative patterns found on the folk furnishings of the Germanic settlers of Nova Scotia are examined in this paper. These patterns are seen in the context of the traditions of the homeland and of the general European folk art tradition. Résumé Cette communication étudie les motifs décoratifs qui apparaissent sur les meubles populaires des colons allemands en Nouvelle-Ecosse, dans le contexte des traditions du pays d'origine et de la tradition de l'art populaire européen en général.

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Published

1982-06-06

How to Cite

Lackey, Thomas. 1982. “Folk Influence in Nova Scotia Interiors: The Lunenburg County Example”. Material Culture Review 15 (June). https://journals.lib.unb.ca/index.php/MCR/article/view/17123.

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Furniture / Meubles