Morkovické košíkářstvím : Dlouhá tradice a neslavná současnost

Title in English Basket working form Morkovice region : Long tradition and inglorious present

VÁLKA Miroslav

Year of publication 2019
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Folia ethnographica : Supplementa ad Acta Musei Moraviae, Scientiae sociales
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Keywords Basketry; Morkovice region; crafting; everyday life
Description The widespread need for basketry products in everyday life, both in the village and in the urban environment, has led to the development of basketry, which has evolved into domestic and craft production in places with plenty of raw materials, wicker baskets. The most important centre in the Czech lands became Morkovice, were at the beginning of the 19th century a guild organization and craft forms of production were duy trained by manufactures. Small producers in Morkovice concentrated in the basketry community. In addition to several large entrepreneurs who exported goods overseas, a wide variety of small-scale producers ensured a diverse basketry range.
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