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Can you see the dominate flowers and the secondary scroll work, along with the bright colors and symmetrical designs? This is the Rosemaling style that originated in the region of
The reason I call this the Nisse Telemark tile is that hidden to a degree you will find an absolutely darling Nisse figure peering out of the design. It will bring a smile to all that find this along with other creatures that blend into the Telemark style of Rosemaling.
In the Hordaland district of Norway you will find the Os style of Rosemaling. You will see geometric and Telemark elements along with the older motifs represented on this attractive tile.
The rich colors of burgundy and blues are outstanding on this tile. The Rosemaling style is called Telemark which originated in the
Norway. You will see the graceful “C” and “S” designs along with the flower patterns that grow from the root flower design.
Another beautiful painting portraying the Trondelag style of Rosemaling is well represented on this tile by Gayle Oram. In the southern mountains of Trondelag, Norway there is a municipality called Oppdal and this is where this style of Rosemaling comes from.