Texas Under Six Flags

VFA Nr. 2007-86

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Description

Chalkware
Made in United States (2007)
Seasons: Winter
Year Issued: 2007, for Peek in the Attic

This Santa was inspired by the 1936 Texas centennial held in Dallas, TX. The theme for the Texas Centennial was “Texas Under Six Flags.” The logo for the 1936 Texas Centennial can be found on the back of Santa’s Coat.

The quilt pattern for the bag was taken from an 1896 Pennsylvania album sampler quilt, Peek in the Attic added the Texas flag and bluebonnets.

The “flying red horse” Pegasus symbolizes the landmark of Dallas, Texas.

The three varieties of grapes (green, purple and yellow) represents the Texas wine industries in Central and Western Texas.

About Vaillancourt Folk Art

Vaillancourt is a family owned business located in Sutton, Massachusetts and is best known for their handmade and hand painted chalkware figures. These figures are made using vintage and antique chocolate, candy, and ice cream moulds. The Vaillancourt’s have the largest private collection in the USA and have been creating these heirloom masterpieces meant to be passed down from generation to generation since 1984.