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Saturday, March 14, 2020

From the Land of Lincoln


These are from the same farm over in Illinois...



I have always wondered about the story behind them.

22 comments:

At Home In New Zealand said...

How unusual. I wonder if there is some meaning or if someone was just having some fun?

Dee said...

Well, I've seen barn quilts before, but a barn dinosaur? That's a new one for me.

Ginny Hartzler said...

Wow, this is very cool! I think the creature is either a wild turkey or a dinosaur.

Hill Top Post said...

I wonder too! The designs are real works of art. I love these old barns!

CheerfulMonk said...

Wow! I love them, they're so understated.

Bill said...

A great idea!

Sandra said...

that turkey made me smile, a good way to decorate those old barns. I like all the murals

Hootin' Anni said...

Wow...I really like these.

Yamini MacLean said...

Hari OM
I do know that there is some tradition of painting barns decoratively over your way... these look like mandalas, but I guess are more likely to be influenced by first nations traditions? YAM xx

eileeninmd said...

Hello,

I like these barn quilts and the dino. Great find! Enjoy your day, wishing you a happy, healthy new week ahead.

ushasurya said...

Those are some nice designs and lovely art work...
May be there's no story but the artist just drew and painted whatever came to his /her mind !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Devi :)))))

don said...

A fine capture of this art work on barns. Impressive.

Ruthie said...

They remind me of AMish folk art. Lovely photos

Kodak said...

I like the designs but do wonder what they are all about. Nice find.

Ruth Hiebert said...

Someone has taken a lot of time to paint those pieces on the barn.

happyone said...

Interesting paintings on that barn.

The Liberty Belle said...

unusual and interesting.

harry said...

I can't decide whether the creature is a dinosaur or a huge turkey. The complex hex signs show evidence of greater artistic talent

Steven said...

Interesting finds on the barns that aren't quilts but have more of a southwestern design "flair"!

Ann said...

I have never seen round barn quilts before. I like these. That's the first dinosaur I've ever seen painted on a barn too.

Lowcarb team member said...

I do like these …

All the best Jan

Red Rose Alley said...

How interesting. Yes, it would be nice to know the story behind them, wouldn't it? Is it just a design, or do they mean something, hmmmm.

~Sheri

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