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Corner Unit - Yoka Van Den brink, Hindeloopen, 1994 Object Reg. No: SH 931241

Summary:
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.
Description:
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.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 20.50 cm (Height), 31.50 cm (Width), 18.00 cm (Length)

More information

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
Tertiary Classification: paintings
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

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