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Liner Brush - Kaerell, Raphail 8224, circa 1993 Object Reg. No: SH 931263

Summary:
Alternative Name(s): Paint Brush
Kaerell liner brush made circa, 1993. Used in Newport, Victoria, by Mrs Yoka Van Den Brink to paint a series of items in the traditional Hindeloopen style.

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:
Fine wooden paintbrush with metal neck, fine bristles and covered in plastic protective sheath. The wooden handle is blue in colour.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 17.50 cm (Height), 0.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: handcrafts, commerce, artistic practices, dutch communities, dutch immigration, hindeloopen art
Themes this item is part of: Immigration & Artistic Practice Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Creative Practice
Tertiary Classification: paintings
Inscriptions: On brush: Raphail 8224 Kaerell France
Manufacturer: Kaerell, France, by 1993
User: Mrs Yoka Van Den Brink, Newport, Victoria, Australia, circa 1993

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