Search the collections
Miniature High Chair - Yoka Van Den brink, Hindeloopen, 1994 Reg. No: SH 931247
- Miniature High Chair painted by Yoka Van Den Brink, 1994, using Hindeloopen techniques and 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 miniature high chair constructed from craft wood. Eating tray lifts off. The chair has been painted green with terracotta coloured edges, floral motifs in the Hindeloopen style decorate all sides. The base has been signed by the maker.
|Dimensions:||20.50 cm (Height), 31.50 cm (Width), 18.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||cultural identity, cultural traditions, crafts, handcrafts, cultural maintenance, artistic practices, dutch communities, dutch immigration, hindeloopen art|
|Themes this item is part of:||Immigration & Artistic Practice Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection|
|Primary Classification:||CULTURAL IDENTITY|
|Secondary Classification:||Ethnicity - Creative Practice|
|Inscriptions:||Handpainted on base: Handpainted by Yoka Van Den Brink 1994.|
|Maker:||Mrs Yoka Van Den Brink, Newport, Victoria, Australia, 1994|
|Place & Date Used:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1994|