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Tramp art is a folk art that dates from the turn of the 20th century. The furniture and other wood pieces were made by carpenters, stonemasons and DIY folks from discarded cigar boxes, vegetable crates and scrap wood. Pieces like this birdcage were made by chip carving, decorating wood with notched V-shaped cuts. Learn more about this mysterious art.

 

 

 

 

 

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