from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Art originating among the common people of a nation or region and usually reflecting their traditional culture, especially everyday or festive items produced or decorated by unschooled artists.

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  • n. genre of art of unknown origin that reflects traditional values of a society


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  • She had never attempted one herself, as she preferred country colors, homespuns, and folk art designs more than the intricate, two-color appliqué patterns unique to the Hawaiian style.

    The Aloha Quilt


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