Farmer and Wife ShiZZles

By: ShiZZles



According to wiki-pedia the story is more like this~ It's proper name is "American Gothic" and is a painting by Grant Wood. The original is in the art Institute of Chicago. The house that inspired the painter is now called the "American Gothic House" and he painted, "the kind of people I fancied should live in that house". The painting is actually a farmer who is standing beside his spinster daughter! The two were painted after the artist's sister and the family dentist! The couple are in the traditional roles of men and women, the man's pitchfork symbolizing hard labor, and the flowers over the woman's right shoulder suggest her domestic propensities. Who hasn't seen and loved this painting! Now you can own two "American Gothic's" and be able to tell the story to those who ask you about them! However you decide to use your shiZZles, be it the original design intention to use shiZZlesto hold your T-shirt sleeves up taut when you're too warm, or to tie up your hair, or to add some style to your flip flops, or even to tie back your kitchen curtains~ you are going to be styling and have a piece of Americana to share with whoever asks you, "What's a shiZZle?