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LC control 85058715
LC classificationTT
Topical headingHandicraft
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Variant(s)Crafts (Handicrafts)
See alsoOccupations
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Decorative arts
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Manual training
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Found inDir. of antique and handcraft shops, Georgia, Alabama, N. & S. Carolina.
Webster's, 1972 (manual skill; occupation requiring skill with the hands; articles fashioned by those engated in handicraft)
Oxford English Dictionary, viewed online Feb. 12, 2018 (Handicraft: A manual art, trade, or occupation; a craft involving making things (now typically domestic or decorative objects) by hand)
Collins Dictionary, viewed online Feb. 12, 2018 (Handicraft (in American): 1. expertness with the hands; manual skill; 2. an occupation or art calling for skillful use of the hands, as weaving, pottery, etc.; 3. work done or articles made by manual skills)