Surinamese fabrics

The exhibition “The Black Page of the Golden Age ‘uses colored fabrics with special designs. Nine different fabrics and two Surinamese African fabrics highlight the objects and slavery track by the Golden Age exhibition. The Surinamese substances come from Koto Museum in Paramaribo.

Visit Amsterdam Museum — Kalverstraat 92

Amsterdam Museum has rich collection of works of art, objects and archaeological finds brings to life the fortunes of Amsterdammers of days gone by and today. From a medieval child’s shoe and the map of Cornelis Antonisz from 1538, giving a bird’s-eye view of the city, to the impressive Civic Guard paintings from the Golden Age. Photos and film material show the happy times as well as the drama of the modern city’s inhabitants. You’ll witness the poverty in the Jordaan area in the 19th century, but also the idealism of the sixties and Ajax’s success at football.

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