Mat

Mat

Canadian Museum of Civilization
1890 - 1910
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, CANADA
Sailcloth, oil paint
82-18
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Rug

Rug with flower motif

Mrs. Niessen
Canadian Museum of Civilization
c. 1970
Cotton, wool, burlap
74-317
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Handkerchief

Handkerchief with floral pattern.

Canadian Heritage Information Network
20th Century
Victoria, Ontario, CANADA
Cotton
78-87
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Bedspread

Bedspread

J. Witmer
Canadian Museum of Civilization
c. 1838
Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
Linen, Wool
71-477
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Learning Objectives

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

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