Another moment of rural life: the shucking.
Families gathered to separate the corn from its leaves.
The leaves were used to fill pillows and mattresses, the grains were brought to the mill for grinding: more rough, if intended for animals, or finer intended for the use of the population.
The walls tell... | Project information
The municipal project "I muri raccontano..." (The walls tell...) is a major camouflage of the town created by Luigi Amerio: through pictorial art, the walls and house facades represent Fontanile's past from the Middle Ages to the present day.
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