19th-Century Palmist Trade Sign

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Large nineteenth century American palmist trade sign carved and painted in the form of a hand, wrist cuffed and palm outward, displaying various painted markings relating to palmistry and astrology. For additional reference, please see Marian Klamkin, Wood Carvings: North American Folk Sculpture (New York: Hawthorn Books, 1974), 41.

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