Amazon cover image
Image from

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

By: Nelson, Marion
Contributor(s): Museum of American Folk Art | Norsk folkemuseum
Language: English Publisher: New York : Abbeville Press, 1995.Description: 276p. : col. front, ill., map, photos (chiefly col.), plates ; 27cm.ISBN: 0789201968
Item type Home library Collection Shelving location Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Book British Museum Africa Oceania and the Americas Open Shelves KVU [NEL-] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available M31610
Total holds: 0

Includes bibls. - Contents: Folk art of Norway; and Norwegian folk art in America / Marion Nelson; The social and economic background of folk art in Norway / Halvard Bjørkvik; Emigration and settlement patterns as they related to the migration of Norwegian folk art / Odd S. Lovoll; Rural Norwegian dress and its symbolic functions / Aagot Noss; Norwegian folk dress in America / C.H. Colburn; The immigrant's laggage: observations based on written sources / J. 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 / A. Steen.