Chair

Chair with heart cutout.

August Boehme
Canadian Museum of Civilization
19th Century
Palmer Rapids, Ontario, CANADA
Wood
82-154
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Pie Safe

Pie safe

Canadian Museum of Civilization
19th Century
Ontario, CANADA
Wood
74-210
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Corner Cupboard

Corner cupboard

Canadian Museum of Civilization
19th Century
Kitchener, Ontario, CANADA
Wood, metal, porcelain
77-679
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Wardrobe

Wardrobe

John P. Klemp
Canadian Museum of Civilization
c. 1885
Hanover, Ontario, CANADA
Cherry, maple, walnut
978.17.1
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Desk

Desk

Canadian Museum of Civilization
c. 1870
Hastings, Ontario, CANADA
Wood, metal, leather
75-1159
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Desk

Desk (detail)

Canadian Museum of Civilization
c. 1870
Hastings, Ontario, CANADA
Wood, metal, leather
75-1159
© 2009, CHIN-Canadian Heritage Information Network. All Rights Reserved.


Learning Objectives

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

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