Wheat ear artwork Friese pad photo 2 Client:
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The symbol of the ‘Friese Pad’, and the symbol of wealth is ‘The ear of corn’. ‘The ear of corn’ belongs to the polder because the polder provides us with food.‘The ear of corn’ belongs to the ‘Friese Pad’ as a symbol of the last stage of our consumption patterns. The artwork stresses the welath of products available in our society today. We are well off, and can allow ourselves massive amounts of waste.