Mashin di kose

It is easy to see something in an object that fits a certain belief or bias. For example, look at that one detail on this sewing machine. The seal hidden in the middle. It raises questions about the manufacturer. You can say: this machine is not an original. Those Europeans only sent second-rate machines our way. Just as easily, a Dutchman can claim that European goods were often counterfeited abroad. The past is ideally suited to confirm your view of the world. With a selective view, you only take in those stories that confirm your own.

Despues ku nos a pone nos propio prehuisionan un banda nos a bai buska e historia di e mashin di kose aki. Un di e historianan ta relativamente fásil pa imaginá. Esun ku ta profundisá su mes den e Kòrsou di siglo pasá por imaginá su mes ku un mashin di kose tabatin hopi di ofresé na personanan ku tabatin un den nan poder. One such story is relatively easy to imagine. Anyone who delves into the Curaçao of the last century can imagine that a sewing machine had a lot to offer for those people who owned one.

Den un tempu ku paña kosé barata for di Bangladesh i China no tabata eksistí ainda, un mashin di kose tabata hasi’é posibel pa kose bo mes pañanan of drecha paña bieu. Pero abo sa un otro historia? Laga nos sa! But do you know another story? Let us know!

“Wak por ehèmpel e detaye riba e mashin di kose aki.”