Footage of women making a variety of items from straw. Florence in Italy.
Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.
Straw Handicraft. Florence, Italy.
L/S pan round buildings dotted among trees pan hill in Florence. C/U pan over hands plaiting straw. Pan along table showing raffia shoes and hands crocheting uppers for shoes. C/U other straw sandals. Pan along women sewing and embroidering straw bags, work baskets etc. Various shots of women stitching and examining baskets. C/U of girl shaping bonnet crocheted from raffia. C/U woman trying bonnet on. C/U models displaying straw hats. M/S man and woman walking round market. M/S stall loaded with straw goods in market. MS man buying at stall of straw goods.
Cataloguer's note: Italian newsreel item.