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Swedish Folk Art: All Tradition Is Change

Klein, Barbro

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ISBN 10: 0810938499 / ISBN 13: 9780810938496
Published by Harry N Abrams, New York, 1994
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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272 pages. Extensive b&w and color photographs and illustrations throughout. Illustrated frontispiece. Illustrated endpapers and fly leaves. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to dust jacket. Record # 466590. Bookseller Inventory # 466590

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Title: Swedish Folk Art: All Tradition Is Change

Publisher: Harry N Abrams, New York

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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Among the legacies of Sweden's diverse populace are expressive crafts and a rich folk-art tradition embodied in polychrome, carved wooden toys, furniture, and uniquely designed housewares. A wealth of these folk objects are featured in a handsome book commemorating an exhibition now traveling across the U.S. and Canada, with ethnographers, curators, and other scholars contributing essays on Swedish culture in all its diversity. Hundreds of artifacts are shown, many photographed in their natural surroundings. The vast distances that often separate the Swedish people and their traditions are exemplified by a leather-shrouded antler knife created by an artisan in the Saami lands of the Arctic Circle; while outside Stockholm, an urban garden boasts a hut that stands as a contemporary version of an ancient custom. Alice Joyce

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