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Flower Pot - Yoka Van Den brink, Hindeloopen, 1994 Object Reg. No: SH 931255

Summary:
Flower Pot painted by Yoka Van Den Brink in 1994, using Hindeloopen techniques. 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:
Terracotta flower pot painted blue and hand painted in contrasting blue tones in the floral and bird motifs of Hindeloopen folk art. The accompanying saucer is also decorated in a similar fashion.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 17.50 cm (Height), 19.50 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: Hand painted 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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