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    The yarns

    The main raw material used in weaving is sheep wool and, to an almost irrelevant extent, goat wool. The textile fibers of vegetable origin are flax, hemp and cotton. A very special case is the weaving of silk and mari...

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    The artifacts
    If the abundance of the raw material, wool, could justify the quantity of fabrics produced in such abundance that they were the object of trade since Roman times, it is not sufficient to account, on the other hand, fo...
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    Samugheo, Museo Unico Regionale dell'Arte Tessile Sarda
    Place of culture
    Samugheo, Unique Regional Museum of Sardinian Textile Art
    The Museum is located on the outskirts of Samugheo, a center renowned for its thriving textile production, in a new building on two floors. The Museum was founded in 2002 thanks to the desire to recover and pres...
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    The frames
    In the island, two types of frames are used, the vertical and the horizontal. A more archaic origin is attributed to the vertical one, also by virtue of its extremely simple structure, but it cannot be ruled out that...
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    Weaving techniques
    The technique that characterizes the artifacts woven on the vertical loom is flat weaving with an exposed texture. It is made by inserting the weave threads that are pressed hard on the warp wires until they are compl...
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    A look at culture


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    A look at the places

    Cultural Places

    Museums - libraries - monuments


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    Andalas de Cultura

    Download the app “Places of Culture” of the culture of the Region of Sardinia and discover the sites of cultural, archaeological, historical and artistic interest, in a new way. An immersive, engaging APP with Augmented Reality (AR+) and paths for discovering the cultural wealth of the territory.

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    Sardinia Culture Informa

    Mostra "REBUS" - Museo diocesano Arborense

    29 Sep 2023 - 26 Nov 2023

    “REBUS” Exhibition - Arborense Diocesan Museum
    The Arborense Diocesan Museum opens Friday, September 29, at 6.30 p.m., the REBUS exhibition, which collects the works of 15 Italian and Spanish artists: Lucio Afeltra, Giulia Baita,...
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    Copertina Evento - ECHOIC MEMORY

    26 Sep 2023 - 9 Nov 2023

    The forty-second edition of the Spaziomusica Festival kicks off tomorrow (Tuesday, September 26) at the Cagliari Ghetto. Echoic Memory is the theme that will accompany the events of t...
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    Bona de Mandiargues. Rifare il mondo.

    16 Sep 2023 - 5 Feb 2024

    Bona de Mandiargues. Remaking the world
    Inaugurated on September 16, at the Nivola Museum, the first major retrospective of the surrealist artist Bona de Mandiargues (Rome 1926 - Paris 2000). An artist and writer, her unique story -...
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    Tonino Casula. Ostinato continuo

    17 Jun 2023 - 5 Nov 2023

    “Tonino Casula. Constantly obstinate”
    The first important retrospective on Tonino Casula (Seulo 1931- Cagliari 2023), inaugurated on 17 June at Spazio Ilisso in Nuoro, will continue until 5 November. A shy figure far from the easy circuits of the a...
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    Play with Us

    Welcome to the journey to discover the historical periods that have characterized the history of our region. Play with us and explore the stages proposed to learn more about the history of the Region of Sardinia: from the first evidence of human presence dating back to the Paleolithic period, to subsequent prehistoric and historical periods.

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