Hex Signs: Myth and Meaning in Pennsylvania Dutch Barn Stars

Patrick Donmoyer

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With special emphasis on Berks and Lehigh Counties, PA, this groundbreaking work is an unparalleled presentation of the area's most publically-acclaimed regional folk art, known as Hex Signs or Barn Stars. This valuable collection offers the rare opportunity to examine in-depth the history, mythology, and cultural significance of these captivating local icons. Over 200 beautiful color photographs are included. (124pp. color illus. index. PA German Cultural Heritage Center, 2013.)