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Smooth saddlebag

The artefact

This refined reinterpretation of the typical local saddlebag is handcrafted using the battoro in posta technique with compositional virtuosity in the delicate use of black and neutral colours with velvet borders. Strongly felt recollection of the typical local dowry collection, this artefact is representative of the style of the workshop that seeks to preserve and echo memories of the past.


Materiali: Cotton, Sardinian wool
Tecniche di lavorazione: "A mattonisi", "a dentes", "battoro in posta" weaving technique
Dimensioni: Width 80 cm; Length 110 cm
Località di produzione: Samugheo

Artigiano: Isabella Frongia
Settore: Webbing

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