The people

Flax Stories - Women's Stories - People's Stories

Flax and textile work was often women's work and hardly worth telling and preserving. Yet these memories are part of our textile DNA. We collect memories of women and men from all over the world, often anonymised on request. We expand this list every month.

Gold Cap The People

With Berta's flax, the journey around the world begins.

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A strong woman through humour and faith

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Pink ribbons and many flax stricks

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Widow, single parent and loving grandma

Berta Rechberger The People
Berta Rechberger

A handful of linen and a hard life

Showers The People
Maria Schauer

Linen, ropes and sheep's wool shape everyday life

Elisabeth 1 The People

Noble chest, fine hair

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Nameless treasure

The chest that is no more

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