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Temporary exhibition
MARTINA VONTOBEL: A BREEZE OF STRAW (until 27 March 2022)

Press release (in German only)

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Part of the trilogy A BREEZE OF STRAW by Martina Vontobel
© Elvira Hürsch Angstmann

 

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Captions
1–11 Views of the Isler villa and park
12 Aerial view of the grounds. © Daniel Baumann

13–15 Straw hats
16+17 Finest straw trimmings
18 Maniple with straw ornaments
19+20 Pattern books from the 19th century
21 Top floor: "The farmhouse parlour"
221st floor: "The Industrialisation"
23 The Museum's treasure chest: drawers with countless straw trimmings, ornaments, and plaits
24 The straw industry's networks: the interactive digital globe
25 Leafing through the electronic pattern books
26 Bleaching straw in Villmergen, ca. 1905
27 Wooden shipping crates are loaded into a train. © imRaum
28 Hat press

29 Winner of the Prix Paille: Kon/Servieren, Chantal Bavaud. © imRaum
30 Runner-up of the Prix Paille: Ruche, Aude Genton. © Aude Genton
31 Third place of the Prix Paille: Golden Woven, It's Lauber. © Angelika Annen