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Plaque - Yoka Van Den brink, Stage Three, Hindeloopen, 1994 Reg. No: SH 931260 3
- Painted plaque used by Yoka Van Den Brink, 1994, to show the stages of the Hindeloopen craft 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.
- Painted plaque in dark green, with the main areas of colour in the floral motif have been filled in and the addition of some detailing of flowers in a lighter colour. The word bathroom has been pencilled in.
|Tagged with:||cultural identity, cultural traditions, crafts, furniture, handcrafts, commerce, artistic practices, dutch communities, dutch immigration, hindeloopen art|
|Themes this item is part of:||Cultural Diversity Collection, Immigration & Artistic Practice Collection, Migration Collection|
|Primary Classification:||CULTURAL IDENTITY|
|Secondary Classification:||Ethnicity - Creative Practice|
|Maker:||Mrs Yoka Van Den Brink, Newport, Victoria, Australia, 1994|
|Place & Date Used:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1994|