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Norwegian folk art : the migration of a tradition / [Marion Nelson, editor].

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Museum of American Folk Art.
Nelson, Marion J.
Norsk folkemuseum.
Publication
New York : Olso :
Contents
Folk art of Norway / by Marion Nelson -- Norwegian folk art in America / Marion Nelson -- The social and economic background of folk art in Norway / Halvard Bj²rkvik -- Emigration and settlement patterns as they relate to the migration of Norwegian folk art / Odd Lovoll -- Rural Norwegian dress and its symbolic functions / Aagot Noss -- Norwegian folk dress in America / Carol Colburn -- The immigrant's luggage: observations based on written sources / Jon Gjerde -- Rosemaling: a folk art in migration / Nils Ellingsgard -- Collecting, researching and presenting folk art in Norway / Tonte Hegard --Tradition and revival: the past in Norway's national consciousness / Albert Steen.
Date
c1995.
Edition
1st ed.
Description
276 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 27 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-70) and index.
ISBN
0789201941 (hardcover)
0789201968 (pbk.)
GUSN
152140
Call Number
Stacks NK991.N597 1995
Descriptive terms
Decorative arts
Folk art
Places
Norway.

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