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'wentke' of 'winke' voor in de rouw, Hindeloopen
Wentke or long overdress from the town of Hindeloopen in the Netherlands. C. 1750-1800. Made of Indian chintz in various shades of blue on white. The material dates from the second half of the 18th century and is lined with linen. Worn mainly on Sundays and for occasion wear in the 18th century by women and children, the chintz overdress, which was open in the front, was the most well known example of the Hindelooper costume.
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Berg Fashion Library -- "Print of a woman wearing Hindeloopen regional dress, probably 1880s. The town of Hindeloopen in Friesland, the Netherlands, was well known for its highly distinctive forms of dress. The layered plain and patterned clothing that combined floral chintz and checked fabrics varied depending upon the marital status of the woman. Decorative ornaments also signified status, as did the carefully folded headdress. This type of regional dress gradually disappeared at the end of th