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From Flax to Linen

10.10.2020, Hofstetten b. Brienz

Ballenberg, Freilichtmuseum der Schweiz
Postfach
3858 Hofstetten b. Brienz +41 (0)33 952 10 30
https://www.ballenberg.ch/de/agenda/138 info@ballenberg.ch

The numerous stages necessary to this process are shown in detail in the "Brächete" at the Ballenberg Open-Air Museum. In our modern world the technical terms sound quaint: the flax is carded, retted, crushed, swingled, spun and woven. In the old days these were everyday activities in the Swiss countryside. Try your hand at spinning the thread until you have made some fine linen cloth, and sample the traditional "Brächete-Brönnts" schnapps.

Information about the event

Date / Period

  • 10.10.2020
    10:00 - 16:00
  • 11.10.2020
    10:00 - 16:00

Meeting point / Venue

Ballenberg, Freilichtmuseum der Schweiz
Museumsstrasse 100
3858 Hofstetten b. Brienz

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