This is a wonderful blue color matted birth fraktur for any family or friend with a new child. The basic information about a Pa Dutch fraktur is Fraktur-Schriften (also spelled Fractur-Schrift) refers to the manuscript illuminations and calligraphy of the Pennsylvania Dutch. Fraktur means to use Gothic style letter characters in combination with a design and or decoration in color. On the family level:”Familien Register”was a family register, “Trau-Segen”a wedding certificate, ‘Haus Segen”a house blessing often with a prayer, Following the prior two may come ‘,Geburts-Schein’a birth certificate and ‘Tauf-Schein’a baptismal certificate. The more important examples were probably done by teachers or professionals with additional embellishments added later by recipients.
Included with this item you will get a more complex write up about frakturs and their history. This design is exclusive to our store and the artwork was beautifully hand drawn by the Pa Dutch folk artist, Johnthan Bond.