Roots & Leaves Cut Metal Art

$89.99
SKU
8000660

35 available

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Remember that nature is beautiful both above and below the surface. To make the Roots and Leaves Cut Metal Art wall hanging, artisans cut open 55-gallon drums, pound them flat, and then mark designs with chalk. Using a chisel, they cut through the metal to make designs. Among Haiti’s most original art forms is the cut metal work from Croix des Bouquets, a small village outside of Port-au-Prince. The tradition began in the early 1930s with Georges Liataud’s imaginative cemetery crosses crafted from recycled metal.
  • Cut metal wall art
  • 23.25Wx22.5H inches
  • Handmade in Haiti
More Information
Artisan Code 8002
Artisan Comite Artisanal Haitien
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