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    At the presence of Ambassador and U.S.A. and Hollande in Italy, the President of Cabinet?

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    Main hall: three very great carpets woven with traditional vertical hand-looms hang at the ceiling.

    Sarde baskets are made with leaves of little palm, rush and asfodelo: they are much in demand in the foreign market.

    Carpets and baskets.

    Typical sortie gold filigree.

    Ceramic figuring a holy procession.

    Traditional designs of carpets are used in the tapestry of this modern-line furniture.

    The crucifix of ceramist sassarese sculptor Silecchia has his part in artistical sarde tradition.

    Cloth puppets inspired by traditional dresses.

    Wood basso-rilievos in originals forms.

    A sassarese artisan has created the caricatures of tourist coming from the whole world to visit Sardinia and handiwork Exhibition.


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    Background: At the presence of Ambassador and U.S.A. and Hollande in Italy, the President of Cabinet Council, mister Segni, has inaugurated in Sassari the IV Sarde handiwork Exhibition. It has been organized by the Sarde Institute Organization Handicraft work - (I.S.O.L.A.). This institute continues the initiative taken by Work and Handicraft Regional Assessorship. There are collected the most appreciated products of Sardinian artisans: the carpets woven in Nule country by a group of weavers at vertical hand-looms, like those described in the Odyssey, take evidence in the main-hall. Visitor's attention in drawn upon characteristic baskets, which are made by plating palm leaves with rush and asfodelo. Artistic jewellery has naturally the principal place. Modern furniture too have a great evidence, and traditional sard clothes are employed for the tapestry. The attention of economical men of Europe has been drawn upon the Exhibition:his subject was: -Sarde handicraft and European Common Market. Several commercial dealing have been started: a request is arrived from America, more exactly by Smithsonian Institute of New York, who asked sassarese Exhibition to be transferred in U.S.A. Thousands of tourists firm every Nation are arrived in Sassari to visit exhibited production.

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