Arts and Crafts

Arts and Crafts
An American aesthetic movement, originating in England caround 1860 as a reaction against adverage quality mass produced goods, that sought to revive earlier standards of workmanship and design, conceiving of decoration and craftsmanship as a single entity to be applied to the handcrafted production of both utilitarian and decorative objects. The movement produced furniture, textiles, wallpaper, jewelry, and other items, often decorated with naturall motifs.