Used for a variation of basketry to harvest and transport food and non-food products, besides carpets, shades and hats. The use can be traced back to Islamic presence in the Algarve. The oldest written documents date back to 1577 (Corografia do Reino do Algarve, Frei João de São Jose)
Economically relevant production of utilities for the Algarve Region.
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Mainly bags and carpets, sometimes lampshades or wall decorations.
cultural - economic
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Experimental, near future uses
Experimentations of natural dying techniques to substitute the traditional method
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Other Fascinating Facts
Spontaneously growing plant
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Author(s) of process or recipe
Valentina Correira da Silva, The Home Project
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Connection with the land
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Use it daily
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