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Round Brush - Holbein, Number Three, circa 1993 Object Reg. No: SH 931262

Alternative Name(s): Paint Brush
Number Three Round Brush made by Holbein, circa 1993. Used by artist Yoka Van Den Brink in Newport, Victoria, to paint items 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.
Fine wooden paint brush with metal neck, fine bristles and covered in plastic protective sheath. The wooden handle is black in colour.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 18.50 cm (Height), 0.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: cultural identity, cultural traditions, crafts, handcrafts, commerce, 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: On brush: 3 SERIES 655-GR HOLBEIN Japan
Manufacturer: Holbein, Japan, circa 1993
User: Mrs Yoka Van Den Brink, Newport, Victoria, Australia, circa 1993

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