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Candle Holder - Yoka Van Den brink, Hindeloopen, 1993 Object Reg. No: SH 931243 1

Candle holder made by Yoka Van Den Brink, in 1993, 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.
Squat, turned wooden candle holder which has been stained yellow and painted in various floral motifs in the Hindeloopen folk art style. The work has been signed by the craft artist.
Discipline: History

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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: Painted: Yoka v. d. B. '93/Handpainted with love by Yoka Van Den Brink 1993.
Maker: Mrs Yoka Van Den Brink, Newport, Victoria, Australia, 1993
Place & Date Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1993
References: See Parent Record

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