Styles & Subjects
Antique Wooden Folk Art Objects
Since the Colonial era, wood has been a key medium for American artisans creating folk-art objects in their workshops and homes. From rocking horses to boxes, figurative sculptures to signs, wood has been a favorite of folk artists who, lacking training and supplies, often turned to this basic material because it was readily accessible and relatively inexpensive. Wooden folk art is often associated with tramp art, an art form from the late...