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Corner Unit - Yoka Van Den brink, Hindeloopen, 1994 Reg. No: SH 931241
- Corner Unit painted by Yoka Van Den Brink in 1994, using Hindeloopen techniques in Sunday colours. Hindeloopen craft techniques date back to the 16th century, to the port of Hindeloopen, in Friesland in the North of Holland where sailors developed a decorative tradition of handpainting domestic items to add colour to the dark houses through winter. Motifs include flowers, scrolls, buds, birds and sometimes bible scenes and landscapes.
- Wooden decorative shelf unit designed to fit in the corner of a room, can be hung. The unit is comprised of four shelves and is very ornately shaped. The unit has been painted in dark green and maroon with floral motifs in the Hindeloopen style.
|Dimensions:||20.50 cm (Height), 31.50 cm (Width), 18.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||cultural identity, cultural traditions, crafts, handcrafts, commerce, cultural maintenance, artistic practices, dutch communities, dutch immigration, hindeloopen art|
|Themes this item is part of:||Immigration & Artistic Practice Collection, Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection|
|Primary Classification:||CULTURAL IDENTITY|
|Secondary Classification:||Ethnicity - Creative Practice|
|Inscriptions:||Text: Handpainted by Yoka Van Den Brink, 1994|
|Maker:||Mrs Yoka Van Den Brink, Newport, Victoria, Australia, 1994|
|Place & Date Used:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1994|