Eco Museum on Straw Farming traditions
When saying "straw hair", nobody thinks of the effort of the farmers to obtain the "fastughi" from the newly harvested wheat. The thin strands of straw for weaving the "drèssa" (braid). The thinner one, just three millimetres wide, was called "the Marostica weave". Hats and "sporte" (bags) sewn with it by peasant women and children were the result of a high level hand craftsmanship....read more
History, the teacher of life, teaches us not to forget our origins in the fast pace of today's society, deeply rooted in rural civilization. Their knowledge can be continued by the tangible and intangible heritage, which is preserved in the museum, but it can be cultivated especially in travel destinations by the discovery of the landscape, which included the original and important craft tradition...read more
A group of enthusiast of popular traditions gave rise to the original nucleus of the collection, gathering and sorting documents, photographs, objects and materials belonging to the rural population of the hills of Marostica, with particular attention to the processing of wheat straw. Thanks to the contributions of the Programme Leader II of the EU, and the cooperation of the Comunità Montana...read more
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