Early Decorated PA German Checkerboard

Year: 19th century
Weight: 2 lbs

Good and early Pennsylvania German checkerboard fresh from a CONESTOGA PA estate. Hand painted on a 1” thick, 21” long, 13” wide piece of Pine.With a unique folky design at one end. A compass was used to make a Hex sign design and freehand painted semi-circle designs around it using red, green and black darkened with age leaving a appealing warm patina.