Lavender blooms are picked and distilled to make lavender water. Italy.
Item title reads - The harvest of the flowers.
L/S mountains and valleys in Italy. Various shots as ladies use scythes to cut the lavender on the hillside. They carry their sacks to be weighed. M/S of ladies kneeling in rows of lavender separating flowers from stalks. M/S as big vat of lavender blooms is lowered into still, M/S of the flowers. A huge lid is put on and attached to the cistern which is stoked up with logs. M/S as the oil is distilled and comes out into a glass jar. M/S of a lady sitting in laboratory making lavender water. M/S of girls labelling the bottles.