Yellow Needlework Santa

VFA Nr. 12092

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Santa’s dramatic coat is based on a stunning needlework created in 1754 by Mary King, which is part of the Winterthur Collection today.

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Description

Chalkware
Made in United States (2012)
Seasons: Winter
Year Issued: 2012, for Winterthur Museum

WINTERTHUR EXCLUSIVE! Massachusetts artisan Judi Vaillancourt uses antique chocolate molds to painstakingly create these beautiful chalkware figures, reminiscent of the popular 19th-century art form. Santa’s dramatic coat is based on a stunning needlework created in 1754 by Mary King, which is part of the Winterthur Collection today.

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.