- Schimmels by Mary Myers Folk Art
Hand craved and Hand Painted - Wonderful American Folk Art
Mary Myers Folk Art of Virginia Beach... What are Schimmels... Schimmel eagles are wooden hand carved sculptures. An American folk art bird with spread wings, frowning beak and crest on head. Eagle has an arched head, puffed chest and yellow beak. Body and wings on reverse side are crosshatching design. Front of wings, legs and feet are relief carved. Eagle is carved or whittled with a pen knife with angular cuts, doweled together and hand painted.