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crow (kroh) any of several large oscine birds of the genus Corvus, of the family Corvidae, having a long, stout bill, lustrous black plumage, and a wedge-shaped tail.

~~ as the crow flies, in a straight line; by the most direct route: The next town is thirty miles from here, as the crow flies.

eat crow, Informal. to be forced to admit to having made a mistake, as by retracting an emphatic statement; suffer humiliation: His prediction was completely wrong, and he had to eat crow.

have a crow to pick or pluck with someone, Midland and Southern U.S. to have a reason to disagree or argue with someone.

 

~Cokewell the Crow~

 I admit a fondness for crows. In the spring when their noisy caws explode onto the farm, my heart smiles, as a heralding of spring. My fondness seeps over to the folkart crow. Having made many of them, my all time favorite is a pattern from Kentucky Primitives that is dear to the heart of the designer Victoria Lynn, and has become so to me. Cokewell, from KP,  is a tall crow at 19.5". The naked crow is stunning enough by himself, but added on are the layers upon layers of grunge, that makes him crusty & extreme primitive! Cokewell, has 2 old shoe button eyes, 2 hand quilted attached wings, an aged 'apron' and perches atop an antique large filtering funnel, marked Coleman Schuyler Pat., Filtering Funnel, Coleman Lamp & Stove Co. Wichita, Kans. USA No. 1. in an old copper patina hue metal, that has paint splotches on it from another life as a funnel.

 $92.00    SALE PRICED $68.00  +SH  per box dimensions to your zip code.

My passion for anything 'crow' carries over often into samplers. Stitched freehand on old linens, this old rhyme  is great for anybody who loves crows. Old frames used. Sizes will vary, but will always be old.  This one is sold, but can be ordered.  $39.00+SH  Comes signed and dated.

crow shipping tags  8/$10 includes shipping

 

   

 

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