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Antique GERMAN FOLK ART postcard incised lines calligraphic calligraphy 1905

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This is a group of two beautiful unusual hand made postcards.
I think the folk art is a German decorative art form, that was done here in America.
The immigrants bought their folk art to the states,and is quite lovely.
The lines are incised into the thick board, and lifted, creating
a low relief. It is not embossed- the design is carved into the first few layers of the board,
and then lifted up to create a raised section. A fascinating paper art.

The calligraphy on the front of the card is done with gold ink, which
has tarnished over the years. I think the brown splotch on the front of
one of the cards happened as an ink smear. The dreaded ink smear.

I love the calligraphy, and the general beauty of the handmade card.
I am a greeting card designer/artist, and have much appreciation for the
history and work of the artist- who in this case, was a woman.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Mar 17, 2018
Super cute! Thank you for fast and secured shipping!
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5 out of 5 stars
Jan 25, 2018
THANK YOU! The card is even better than I imagined- and then you included so many wonderful surprises which really were not yet in my collection! You already know me well!!! Again a million thanks!
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Jan 20, 2018
Great condition! Well packaged, and very fast shipping. Thank you!
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Antique GERMAN FOLK ART postcard incised lines calligraphic calligraphy 1905

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Overview

  • Vintage item from 1900 - 1909
  • Materials: paper, ink
  • Feedback: 573 reviews
  • Favorited by: 2 people
  • Gift message available

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