HEXAFOOS Flying Sparrows
Screen Print on Paper (Five Color)
18 x 20 Inches
Barn quilts, also known as
, translates from the Pennsylvanian German "hexe"
, used to keep evil spirits from the cattle or for decoration.
In the 1940s, silkscreen printing by local Pennsylvanian craftsmen popularized hex signs nationwide, as American souvenirs.
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