In the 1950s paint was often used in combination with pokerwork
, especially on large shields.
The Lloen is safe from the heresy of pokerwork
, tapestry and bags of lavender - if they'd opposed it on the grounds that most of these markets sell tasteless tat I'd be right behind them, but they're all for the market, just not on a Sunday.
The art of pyrography used to be known as pokerwork
for the reason that a red hot poker from the fireplace was used to mark the leather or timber.
In the Western Desert, the greater accessibility of metal wood-burning and -carving tools in the late nineteenth century led to the production of new items for sale, including carved wooden animals decorated with pokerwork
(Brokensha 1975; Isaacs 1992).