Slavekoorde-Braunstahl, Henriëtte (1885-1983)

Henriëtte Slavekoorde-Braunstahl, 1885-1983. Henriëtte Slavekoorde-Braunstahl, 1885-1983. TRC collection.

Henriëtte Slavekoorde-Braunstahl from Den Haag (The Hague), The Netherlands, was a student at the Industrieschool voor Meisjes ‘s-Gravenhage [The Hague]) between 1899 and 1904. She received her diploma as a handwork teacher in 1904. Henriëtte Braunstahl was particularly talented and later was to make items for the Dutch royal family.

In 2011, the Braunstahl family presented her collection of exercise books, water colour albums, photographs, as well as samples of her work to the Textile Research Centre, Leiden (The Netherlands). This collection gives an unique look at the teaching of needlework in The Netherlands at the beginning of the twentieth century.

Part of the exhibition What is Embroidery? (TRC, 2013-2014), was dedicated to her Henriëtte Braunstahl.

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