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Astounding Early Folk Art Lion Collection Jim Linderman

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Posted 3 years ago


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As much taxidermy as folk art, this terrifying lion must have certainly been part of a menagerie, as whoever made him was magnificently talented. Wooden teeth, fake eyes, an actual animal skin around a internal frame of unknown material. The mane is gone, long gone, and replaced with another piece of animal skin tacked on with brads. Extraordinary! The entire body is hand-stitched, possibly with sinew...and the lion is ten inches long.

19th Century Folk Art Lion Collection Jim Linderman / Dull Tool Dim Bulb


  1. epson233 epson233, 3 years ago
    very interesting -- had never seen anything like it -- thanks for posting
  2. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 3 years ago
    rrraaawr! [coff! coff!]

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