Souvenirs from Switzerland

During the second half of the 20th century, many inhabitants of Castrignano travelled to Switzerland to find work in the local mechanical industries. Returning for holidays, they would bring souvenirs and common objects as gifts for their relatives, who collected them in their houses.

Traditional embroidery pieces from the San Gallo tradition.

Bell and decorated plate.

Materials

fiber
cotton
metal
rope
wood

Ethnographers

Lea Dicursi
Viola Piccininni

Sources

Mrs Maria
Pierluigi Mele

1960

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