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Lady of Wheat
Ursula Astras (Astriene), designed art in straw more prolifically than any other artist in the US or Lithuania. Although her works and motifs are in the Lithuanian tradition, her style is distinctly innovative and unique. She has transformed folk art into fine art. She is renowned for her straw paintings and Christmas ornaments using the applique technique, as well as decorated Easter eggs. Private and institutional collectors have acquired her art nationally and internationally.

Personal Life
Ursula Astras was born on a farm in Bartninkai, Lithuania in 1912. Her...
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Straw Roses on Velvet Art Prints & Posters by Ursula Astras
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Straw Roses on Velvet
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