Enamel dishwashing bowl (afwasteiltje)
From the Collection of Dutch Australian Heritage Centre Victoria 60 Rosstown Road Carnegie Victoria
- Oval, two handles either end, green outside decorated around circumference with three gilded lines, white inside. Signs of wear and tear, including rust hole
- Length 53 cm, Width 30 cm, Depth 10 cm
- household item
- Made in 1940s and brought to Australia by Dutch migrants in the 1950s.
Typical Dutch household item of 1940s and 1950s.
- Washing up was usually done in a bowl such as this, not in a sink. An expression of Dutch domestic culture.
- 3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM