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New: Hand-woven In Umbria

June 2017
ART INCONTRO is thrilled to announce a new collaboration with the Tela Umbra, a weaving co-operative famous throughout Italy for the quality of its hand woven linen and woollen rugs and the vision of its founders, Alice and Leopoldo Franchetti. Established in 1908 as a philanthropic project, today the workshop is self-managed by women dedicated to promoting the tradition of Umbrian weaving. The three day weaving workshop will be offered exclusively to travellers participating in the ART INCONTRO UMBRIA . Depending on your experience and interests, you might create a small rug, a table runner, a cushion cover or other item.

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