Alg Ned Bond van Meubelmakers Behangers Hout Bewerkers en Vakgenoten Aanverw [General Dutch Union of Cabinet and Furniture makers Upholsterers, Woodcarvers and Colleagues]

 
Alg Ned Bond van Meubelmakers Behangers Hout Bewerkers en Vakgenoten Aanverw [General Dutch Union of Cabinet and Furniture makers Upholsterers, Woodcarvers and Colleagues]
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  • Title :     Alg Ned Bond van Meubelmakers Behangers Hout Bewerkers en Vakgenoten Aanverw [General Dutch Union of Cabinet and Furniture makers Upholsterers, Woodcarvers and Colleagues]
  • Artist:     Jan (Johannes Wigbold) Eisenloeffel Designer and Maker
  • Accession:     TD1990.123.23
  • Country:     Netherlands Amsterdam
  • Date:     circa 1920
  • Dimensions:     Inches 8-1/4 6-1/2, Centimeters 21.0 16.5
  • Collection:     Object
  • Subject:     Labor Unions/Unionism , Metal/Metal Design , Commemoration , Interior Decoration , Socialism , Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1990.123.23.JPG
Description:
Enameled plaque depicting a kneeling male figure dressed in a brightly colored uniform housed within copper framework with Dutch inscriptions commemorating twenty-five years of membership in the Dutch Cabinet and Furniture Makers, Upholsterers/wallhangers and related workers Union; the image is based upon design elements in union building of diamond workers, c. 1902, by H.P. Berlage.