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Card - Sonya Carrington-Zakrzewska, Polish, 1990 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
|Dimensions:||15.00 cm (Height), 10.00 cm (Length)|
|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|