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Daughters of Norway to learn history of rosemaling


Last updated 3/28/2013 at Noon

These dishes have rosemaling on them.

RAINBOW – The program for the Daughters of Norway, Hulda Garborg Lodge #49 meeting on Saturday, April 13, at 11 a.m. will be the history of rosemaling. Member Lynne Bradley and two other painters will talk about rosemaling, Norwegian for “decorative painting,” which originated in the rural valleys of Norway and uses stylized flower ornamentation, scrollwork, lining and geometic elements in flowing patterns.

It is also common in Sweden and was most popular from the latter half of the 18th century until the 1860s. Members and guests are asked to bring any rosemaled items they have...

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