Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Repetative Patterns

a selection af  Dalecarlia horses, a handicraft from Sweden that is  known all over the world . They are handmade from carving to painting and the original was the red one. Today you can find them in all different colors. Use the link if you want to  know more and enlarge this to see the details better.

9 comments:

danudin2011 said...

So this is Swedens answer to Moder Cavalry with tanks Scout cars etc.?

Chesney said...

You could have got one in every color...looks like an army there!

Gisele said...

Like Tammy said, it looks like an army. Fun shot!

Jacki said...

They make for a very colourful line-up.

Lois said...

Being handmade one would expect some differences in the horses, but they all look identical.

lisaschaos said...

That's a whole stampeded of horses! Lovely!

BobbieCoughlin said...

Beautiful (and the horses are clearly well disciplined, too.)

Wayne said...

I've never heard of these but they are lovely.....nice shot too!

gerberbaby1 said...

I love these wooden horses. I wonder if these are similar to the one in the children's story "A Ride on the Red Mare's Back" which is a favorite of ours?