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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-152140

Description

276 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 27 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Folk art
Decorative arts

Originator

Nelson, Marion J.
Museum of American Folk Art.
Norsk folkemuseum.

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.

Publication

New York : Olso :

Description

276 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 27 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-70) and index.

ISBN

0789201941 (hardcover)
0789201968 (pbk.)

Call Number

Stacks NK991.N597 1995

Places

Norway.

Edition

1st ed.