358 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Decorative arts"
Arabic embroidery

Arabic embroidery

Date
1985-02-14
Description
Seven color slides.
Collection
Art by John Durham

Art by John Durham

Date
1987
Description
Nine color prints. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
Collection
Artisan Jacob Sheiniuk with his art work

Artisan Jacob Sheiniuk with his art work

Date
1985-08-16
Description
Two color slides. Metal sculptor and wood carver Sheiniuk with two examples of his work. Sheiniuk was originally from Lithuania. More images can be found in S 1577, v. 42. An interview can be found in S 1576, T86-18. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1985 and 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Collection
Artist Pam Maneeratana's carved fruit and vegetables

Artist Pam Maneeratana's carved fruit and vegetables

Date
Description
Six color slides. Images of artist Pam Maneeratara's carved fruit and vegetables. Csllerd kae Sa Luk. This is a 700-reay old craft taught to school girls in learning culinary skills. The usal motifs is floral. She uses a bird's beak knife, specially ordered from Thailand. She is not pictured. Pam's mother was the cook for Bahn Thai, a family-owned restaurant in Tallahassee.
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Artist Pharaoh Baker with his sculptures and paintings

Artist Pharaoh Baker with his sculptures and paintings

Date
1979-08
Description
Fifteen color slides. Baker with his sculptures and paintings. Several images of Baker's paintings are included. Baker, whose first painting was a copy of a church hand fan for which he was paid five dollars when he was a child, studied art at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. He worked for years as a professional sign painter in Lake City, but also created emotionally charged and religiously influenced paintings and sculptures on the side. Folklorist Blanton Owen has described his work as 'blues on canvas'. Baker died in 2002. For an interview with Baker, see S 1576, box 11, C84-2
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Artwork by Pharaoh Baker

Artwork by Pharaoh Baker

Date
1987-10
Description
Thirty color slides. Baker, whose first painting was a copy of a church hand fan for which he was paid five dollars when he a child, studied art at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. He worked for years as a professional sign painter in Lake City and made emotionally charged and religiously influenced paintings and sculptures on the side. Folklorist Blanton Owen has described his work as 'blues on canvas'. Baker died in 2002. For an interview with Baker, S1576, box 11, C84-2. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art project between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
Collection
Artwork by Pharaoh Baker

Artwork by Pharaoh Baker

Date
1981-05-23
Description
Proof sheet with eleven color images (plus negatives). Also, eleven duplicate prints.
Collection
Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebana

Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebana

Date
1988-03
Description
Forty-six color slides. Master folk artist Lefcourte took on two apprentices in 1988: Levanthal and McGlamory. Ikebana (Way of the Flower) is the Japanese tradition of flower arranging. It originated in China in the 6th century. Lefcourte was born in Osaka, Japan, where she learned the art of the tea ceremony and flower arranging. She moved to Florida in 1975. For more info on Lefcourte, see S 1644, box 3, folder 11. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebana

Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebana

Date
1988-03
Description
Four proof sheets with 98 black and white images (plus negatives). Master folk artist Lefcourte took on two apprentices in 1988: Levanthal and McGlamory. Ikebana (Way of the Flower) is the Japanese tradition of flower arranging. It originated in China in the 6th century. Lefcourte was born in Osaka, Japan, where she learned the art of the tea ceremony and flower arranging. She moved to Florida in 1975. For more info on Lefcourte, see S 1644, box 3, folder 11. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Baby quilts by Merle Barfield

Baby quilts by Merle Barfield

Date
1986-11-17
Description
Three color slides. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Arabic embroideryArabic embroideryStill ImageRug makers
Weavers
Embroiderers
Fieldwork
Rug making
Rugs
Arab Americans
Decorative arts
Textile arts
Textiles
Embroidery
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Art by John DurhamArt by John DurhamStill ImageArtisans
Fieldwork
Baskets
Hats
Palmetto weaving
Material culture
Wood carving
Boats
Decorative arts
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Artisan Jacob Sheiniuk with his art workArtisan Jacob Sheiniuk with his art workStill ImageWood carvers
Sculptors
Fieldwork
Decorative arts
Metal sculpture
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Material culture
Lithuanian Americans
Art
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Artist Pam Maneeratana's carved fruit and vegetablesArtist Pam Maneeratana's carved fruit and vegetablesStill ImageFestivals
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Fruit
Vegetable carving
Vegetables
Plants
Decorative arts
Arts, Asian
Asian Americans
Thai Americans
Artisans
Carvers (Decorative artists)
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Artist Pharaoh Baker with his sculptures and paintingsArtist Pharaoh Baker with his sculptures and paintingsStill ImageArtists
Sculptors
Painters
Fieldwork
Sculpture
Painting
Art
Decorative arts
African Americans
Figurines
Artists studios
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Artwork by Pharaoh BakerArtwork by Pharaoh BakerStill ImagePainters
Sculptors
Fieldwork
Painting
Art
Decorative arts
African Americans
Material culture
Sculpture
Figurines
Metal craft
Metal sculpture
Artists
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Artwork by Pharaoh BakerArtwork by Pharaoh BakerStill ImageArtists
Painters
Fieldwork
Painting
Art
Sculpture
Decorative arts
Figurines
Exhibits
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Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebanaAtsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebanaStill ImageArtisans
Flower arrangers
Apprentices
Flowers
Arts, Asian
Asian American arts
Asian Americans
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Material culture
Plants
Decorative arts
Decoration and ornament
Teaching of folklore
Flower arrangement, Japanese
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Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebanaAtsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebanaStill ImageArtisans
Flower arrangers
Apprentices
Flowers
Arts, Asian
Asian American arts
Asian Americans
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Material culture
Plants
Decorative arts
Decoration and ornament
Teaching of folklore
Flower arrangement, Japanese
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Baby quilts by Merle BarfieldBaby quilts by Merle BarfieldStill ImageQuiltmakers
Fieldwork
Material culture
Quilted goods
Quilts
Needlework
Textile arts
Decorative arts
Figurines
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