- Museo della Canapa in Sant’Anatolia di Narco

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Sant’Anatolia di Narco (Pg) . With the aim of studying, preserving and exploiting the traditional knowledge and popular heritage of Umbria, the Museo della Canapa in Sant'Anatolia di Narco extends over two levels within the former Palazzo Comunale. The first floor is dedicated to topics concerning cultivation, maceration and use of hemp for textiles, both in mountain and lowland terrain. Floor two of the museum covers the various procedures preparatory to weaving and includes a section devoted to the special kinds of traditional looms used for this. Guided tours in Italian and other foreign languages can be booked in advance and may be extended to include points of interest in the whole town.
Info: tel. 0743/613149.

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