Watch “The Ancient Mangle of Santarcangelo di Romagna”
By LUISA GROSSO
This video is a supplement to Italy’s Ancient Textile-Printing Mangle
In a tiny town on Italy’s Northeastern coast, the Marchi family printworks may be the world’s last shop to produce handmade, rust-printed textiles from raw hemp, using a massive stone press dating to the 1600s.
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