1-018 Dutch Folk Art "Hindenloopen" Chairs

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1-018 Dutch Folk Art "Hindenloopen" Chairs

275.00

This pair of chairs are made of oak and date to 1900. The rush seats are original. The chairs are painted in the "Hindenloopen" folk art style

Hindeloopen art is a type of traditional decorative painting originated in the northern province of Friesland, The Netherlands. It is a form of folk art painted by the maritime community of Hinderloopen, (a small town on the Zuiderzee). During times of bad weather when there was no fish to sell, sailors/fisherman would turn to painting as a way to pass the time and make some money.
 

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