Where is it from?

Association locations map

Similar items over time

Reference Sheets - Yoka Van Den Brink, 'Designs for Dutch Folkart', Vol 4, circa 1993 Document Reg. No: SH 931266 4

Set of reference sheets on Hindeloopen Folk Art written by artist Yoka Van Den Brink, circa 1993. 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.
Collection of 17 sheets of information on Hindeloopen Folk Art. Volume four contains a brief biography of the author, brief history of Hindeloopen, a colour chart and designs for various projects including a large tray table, large corner shelf unit and vienna coffee tin cover. Also included is an order form for additional design kits. The frontpiece for the kit illustrates the Hindeloopen Folk art in colour against a black background.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 29.50 cm (Height), 20.50 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: artistic practices, commerce, crafts, cultural identity, cultural traditions, dutch communities, dutch immigration, handcrafts, 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: Front cover: volume 4/Designs for/ Dutch Folkart/by/Yoka van den Brink.
Author: Mrs Yoka Van Den Brink, Newport, Victoria, Australia, circa 1993
Place Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1993 or later

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.


This item is part of the following themes:

Yes No