More to explore:
Vintage 19th c. marbled paper, antique straight pattern
Ukrainian embroidery. From Geschichte des Kostüms (The costume history) vol. 5, by Auguste Racinet, Berlin, 1888. (Source: archive.org)
Lavradeira Costume, Viana do Castelo, Minho province, Portugal
Martin Ramirez, Self-Taught artist of anguish and beauty. Love these animals, but do look for his trains, too.
crow mother kachina--awesomeness.But I'm not sure I'd want it "staring" at me in thedark
Fractur ... bold colors, shapes and forms...
BIRD TREE / artist unidentified, Pennsylvania, late 19th century, paint on wood with wire, 15 7/8 x 6 3/4" diam., American Folk Art Museum, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Austin Fine, 1981.12.19, photo by John Parnell