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Plaque - Yoka Van Den brink, Stage Four, Hindeloopen, 1994 Object Reg. No: SH 931260 4

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, detailing of flowers in a lighter colour and the addition of detailing on the leaves. The word bathroom has been pencilled in.
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: cultural identity, cultural traditions, crafts, furniture, 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: Front: Bathroom.
Maker: Mrs Yoka Van Den Brink, Newport, Victoria, Australia, 1994
Place & Date Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1994

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