Amana Crafts Photos

The Amana Colonies provided work for all even if members only made crafts. The area became known for its baskets, furniture & wood carvings, quilts & other textiles.

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Wooden star handcrafted in South Amana. High Amana, IA.Amana Colonies were known for such baskets. West Amana, IA.Amana woven basket by Penny Clark at High Amana gallery. High Amana, IA.Assortment of Amana-style baskets at High Amana gallery. High Amana, IA.
Wooden star handcrafted in South Amana. High Amana, IA.Amana Colonies were known for such baskets. West Amana, IA.Amana woven basket by Penny Clark at High Amana gallery. High Amana, IA.Assortment of Amana-style baskets at High Amana gallery. High Amana, IA.
Multicolored & pitcher shaped Amana Colony baskets. West Amana, IA.Buckboard loaded with crafts & Amana baskets. High Amana, IA.Broom-like clothes brush from communal era at Amana Heritage Museum. Amana, IA.Brooms in broom shop. West Amana, IA.
Multicolored & pitcher shaped Amana Colony baskets. West Amana, IA.Buckboard loaded with crafts & Amana baskets. High Amana, IA.Broom-like clothes brush from communal era at Amana Heritage Museum. Amana, IA.Brooms in broom shop. West Amana, IA.
Antique child's horse rocking chair at Amana Heritage Museum. Amana, IA.Carved rooster outside broom shop. West Amana, IA.Carved rabbit at Amana Heritage Museum. Amana, IA.Rooster carving at High Amana gallery crafts shop. High Amana, IA.
Antique child's horse rocking chair at Amana Heritage Museum. Amana, IA.Carved rooster outside broom shop. West Amana, IA.Carved rabbit at Amana Heritage Museum. Amana, IA.Rooster carving at High Amana gallery crafts shop. High Amana, IA.
Rabbit carving on lawn. High Amana, IA.Antique German Christmas pyramid at Amana Heritage Museum. Amana, IA.Antique child's sled at Amana Heritage Museum. Amana, IA.Pottery craft jack-o-lantern carved with spider. High Amana, IA.
Rabbit carving on lawn. High Amana, IA.Antique German Christmas pyramid at Amana Heritage Museum. Amana, IA.Antique child's sled at Amana Heritage Museum. Amana, IA.Pottery craft jack-o-lantern carved with spider. High Amana, IA.
Figures made of gourds by Bill Kupka at High Amana gallery. High Amana, IA.Knitted chickens at Amana Heritage Museum. Amana, IA.Quilt at High Amana gallery. High Amana, IA.Modern loom at Amana Woolen Mill. Amana, IA.
Figures made of gourds by Bill Kupka at High Amana gallery. High Amana, IA.Knitted chickens at Amana Heritage Museum. Amana, IA.Quilt at High Amana gallery. High Amana, IA.Modern loom at Amana Woolen Mill. Amana, IA.
Krauss Furniture Factory & Clock Shop. South Amana, IA.Amana-style cupboard at Krauss Furniture Factory. South Amana, IA.Amana-style wooden chair at Krauss Furniture Factory. South Amana, IA.Amana-style rocking chairs at Krauss Furniture Factory. South Amana, IA.
Krauss Furniture Factory & Clock Shop. South Amana, IA.Amana-style cupboard at Krauss Furniture Factory. South Amana, IA.Amana-style wooden chair at Krauss Furniture Factory. South Amana, IA.Amana-style rocking chairs at Krauss Furniture Factory. South Amana, IA.
Amana-style corner hutch at Krauss Furniture Factory. South Amana, IA.Craftsman with hand-made furniture of Amana Colony at Krauss Furniture Factory. South Amana, IA.Iowa's largest rocking chair. West Amana, IA.Wooden raccoon wall decoration at Schanz Furniture Shop. South Amana, IA.
Amana-style corner hutch at Krauss Furniture Factory. South Amana, IA.Craftsman with hand-made furniture of Amana Colony at Krauss Furniture Factory. South Amana, IA.Iowa's largest rocking chair. West Amana, IA.Wooden raccoon wall decoration at Schanz Furniture Shop. South Amana, IA.
Wooden raccoon wall plaque at Schanz Furniture Shop. South Amana, IA.Inlaid Amana-style box at Schanz Furniture Shop. South Amana, IA.Antique woodworking tools at Schanz Furniture Shop. South Amana, IA.
Wooden raccoon wall plaque at Schanz Furniture Shop. South Amana, IA.Inlaid Amana-style box at Schanz Furniture Shop. South Amana, IA.Antique woodworking tools at Schanz Furniture Shop. South Amana, IA.

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