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Magazine Rack - Yoka Van Den brink, Hindeloopen, 1994 Object Reg. No: SH 931251

Magazine Rack painted by Yoka Van Den Brink, 1994, using contemporary styling with a traditional Hindeloopen 'Sunday' colour scheme. 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 magazine rack constructed from craft wood. The sides sit on a rectangular base. The back is cut out so as to be hung from a wall. The rack has been painted dark green with gold edges, floral motifs have been picked out in various greens on the front and sides. The back has been signed by the maker.
Discipline: History

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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
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Creative Practice
Tertiary Classification: paintings
Inscriptions: Handpainted on back: Handpainted with love 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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