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Reference Sheets - Yoka Van Den Brink, 'Designs for Dutch Folkart', Vol 1, circa 1993 Document Reg. No: SH 931266 1

Summary:
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.
Description:
Collection of 19 sheets of information on Hindeloopen Folk Art Volume one contains a brief biography of the artist, a brief history of Hindeloopen, a colour chart and designs for various projects including a birthday calendar, coat hanger, memo holder, and toilet roll holder. 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)

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Tagged with: artistic practices, commerce, crafts, cultural identity, cultural traditions, dutch communities, dutch immigration, handcrafts, hindeloopen art
Themes this item is part of: Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection, Immigration & Artistic Practice Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Creative Practice
Tertiary Classification: paintings
Inscriptions: Front cover: volume 1/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

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