(Italiano) Intervista al sellaio

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Intervista del 1999 presso il Museo Laboratorio della Civiltà Contadina di Matera al sig. Di Pede, classe 1925, che lavorò come sellaio nei Sassi.

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The saddler (‘uarnam’ntêr’) was the artisan that manufactured harnesses, packsaddles, horses collars… It was a complex job because was needed ability in the craftmanship of the leather, wood and brass. The brass once hammered and variedly engraved with popular motives was used for the saddles, collars and blinkers ornaments.

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