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Mitteleuropa, Tirol - Flachsverarbeitung: Riffeln - Brechen - Hecheln

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Title Mitteleuropa, Tirol - Flachsverarbeitung: Riffeln - Brechen - Hecheln
Alternative Title Central Europe, Tyrol - Flax Processing: Rippling - Breaking - Hackling
Author Rutz, Werner
Simon, Franz
License CC Attribution - NonCommercial - NoDerivatives 3.0 Germany:
You are free to use, copy, distribute and transmit the work or content in unchanged form for any legal and non-commercial purpose as long as the work is attributed to the author in the manner specified by the author or licensor.
DOI 10.3203/IWF/E-793
IWF Signature E 793
Publisher IWF (Göttingen)
Release Date 1965
Language Silent film
Producer IWF
Production Year 1963

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Subject Area Ethnology
Abstract Im Futterhaus werden die Stengel von den Samenkapseln durch Riffeln befreit und in dünnen Lagen auf einem Wiesenstück ausgebreitet, wo sie einen Fäulnisprozeß durchmachen. Anschließend werden die Stengel in einer abseits vom Gehöft liegenden Dörrgrube gedörrt, dann gebrochen und auf dem Hofplatz gehechelt.
The gradual transformation of flax-stalks into spinning fibres is shown at different working places on the domain of a farm in St. Magdalena in the Gsieser valley of South Tyrol. First of all, the seminal capsules are removed from the stalks. This work is carried out in the feeding house. After this the stalks - now without capsules - are spread out over grass in thin layers where they go through the decaying process under the influence of the weather - this process is not shown in the film. In a drying pit, which lies apart from the farm, the stalks are then dried and broken and are, finally, combed on the courtyard.
Keywords Riffeln
Hecheln
Flachs / Flachsverarbeitung
Flachs
Fasergewinnung
Brechen (Flachs)
Arbeitsteilung
division of labour
breaking (flax)
fiber extraction
flax
flax / flax processing
rippling
hackling

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