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ESPARTO MUSEUM

El Romeral (Toledo)GPS: 39.70840072631836, -3.4368999004364014
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From the esparto (straw)emerged an artisan activity that served as a livelihood to many families in Spain. It is located in an ancient local place.

WHAT WE’LL SEE

The handmade elaboration of the “pleita”, a short of corset where 15 branches of fiber meet called esparto. It is a collection of large baskets, baskets of carbon and ice measures and baskets for grape harvest. The exhibition is completed with pictures and historical documents.

ACCESS

Saturdays: 16:00-18:00

Sundays: 12:00-14:00.

Rest of the days: prior appointment.

PRICE

Global price: 2€.

FUNFACTS

A large number of objects are made with esparto apart from those which have been mentioned: ropes, espadrilles, scourers, to make plaster, etc. The modern culture of plastic ended with the typical works made of esparto.

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