Objects


Flax-comb from Apátistvánfalva

flax-comb

20th century

A wooden base with handle, with two rows of wrought iron nails at the end, with which the flax seed was pulled off the top of the plant. In Hungary it was used only in the westernmost part of Transdanubia. It is widespread among Slovenians.

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Materials and techniques
wooden, metal
Name of site
Apátistvánfalva/Števanovci
Other settlement names
Istvánfalu, Istvánfalva, Balázsfalva, Stephelsdorff, Stephanovczy, Ischtwánfalu, Stephansdorf, Istvanfalu, Stepheldorf, Stephanovczy, Stefansdorf, Stefelsdorf
Dimensions of the object (H/W/D)
48 cm / 26,6 cm / 6,6 cm
Labels and indication marks
1896 Bedi F
Specialist description
Apátistvánfalva
Name of institution or personage holding object; identification number of object
Pável Ágoston Helytörténeti és Szlovén Nemzetiségi Gyűjtemény, Szentgotthárd 83.12.3
Written sources
Szolnoky Lajos: Népi lenfeldolgozó eljárások a Dunántúlon. Néprajzi Közlemények, 1956.
File name
SM_002_A_0002.jpg
Resolution
300 dpi
Restrictions on use
Korlátozott
Date of documentation
2019-09-16
Person documenting
dr. Horváth Sándor

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