Chest

Chest with Bird Pattern

Canadian Museum of Civilization

Ontario, CANADA
Wood
79-475
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Detail

Chest

Canadian Museum of Civilization

Wood
79-475
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Chest

Chest with flower motifs

Canadian Museum of Civilization
c. 1922
Saskatchewan, CANADA
Wood and metal
72-683
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Chest

Chest with a garland and flower motifs.

Canadian Museum of Civilization
c. 1801
Ontario, CANADA
Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
Wood
71-177
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Chest

Chest with Cameo and Flowers

Canadian Museum of Civilization

Pine, Iron
74-339
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Chest

Chest with Cameo and flower motifs.

Canadian Museum of Civilization
18th Century
Nova Scotia, CANADA
Pine, Iron
74-339
© 2009, CHIN-Canadian Heritage Information Network. All Rights Reserved.


Learning Objectives

The learner will:
  • Identify some Canadian German folk art symbols on chests
  • Describe variation in colours and design used to create those symbols
  • Relate folk art on chests to symbolic meaning

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