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Card - Sonya Carrington-Zakrzewska, Polish, 1990 Document Reg. No: SH 910553

Card made by Sonya Carrington-Zakrzewska in 1990. Sonya made this card for Curator Anna Malgorzewicz at Christmas in1990. Sonya regularly makes greeting cards and decorations for Christmas, using traditional Polish peasant art techniques.This card is an example of wycinanka or Polish paper art.
Piece of cream stiff paper decorated on front with example of Polish paper cut motif - floral, symmetrical - technique known in Polish as Wycinanky. Papers used - blue, dark blue, black, pink, crimson, orange, brown green and light green.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Anna Malgorzewicz
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 15.00 cm (Height), 10.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: celebrations, christmas, handcrafts, paper cutting, polish communities, polish immigration
Themes this item is part of: Immigration & Artistic Practice Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Creative Practice
Tertiary Classification: paper craft
Inscriptions: On back of card: MERRY XMAS/AND A HAPPY/1991/FROM/SONYA CARRINGTON.
Maker: Ms Sonya Carrington-Zakrzewska, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1990
Place & Date Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1990

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