Spinning Wheel

Spinning wheel with star motif.

Canadian Museum of Civilization
c. 1952
71-188
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Bentwood Box

Bentwood box with floral pattern and landscape scene.

Canadian Museum of Civilization
1820 - 1840
Wood
74-272
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Bentwood Box

Bentwood box with inscription, floral patterns and portrait.

Canadian Museum of Civilization
19th Century
Spruce
73-648
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Foot Warmer

A foot warmer from Southern Ontario or Pennsylvania

Canadian Museum of Civilization
19th Century
Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
Ontario, CANADA
Wood, Brass
77-153
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Sled

Sled with star motifs.

Canadian Museum of Civilization

Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, CANADA
Wood, Iron
81-297
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Learning Objectives

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

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