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folk art sculpture, Heart in Hands, early 20th century
1880 Odd Fellow hand heart
American folk hand heart (possibly inspired by the Shaker motto "Hands to work and hearts to God" or The Oddfellows' use of the symbol)
Primitive Heart and Hand Art Inspired by a by FolkForAllSeasons, $55.00
Odd Fellows staff symbolizing; What ever the hand goes forth to do the heart should go forth in unison.
A nineteenth-century heart-in-hand finial; the three links on the heart may represent the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, or 'three-link fraternity' (friendship, love and truth).
heart in hand. Upcycled art printed on repurposed vintage dictionary page. via RococcoCo on Etsty
A Helping Hand For Haiti, katiedaisy via Flickr.
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heart in the hand
Heart in Hand
"Heart In Hand" traditional folk art motif associated with the Shakers, the Amish, and the Pennsylvania Dutch to symbolize "charity."
Heart And Hand by Ruth Davis, via Flickr