Esparteiros: Arte de Entrelaçar
Portuguese book dedicated to the craft of handwoven baskets and rugs in the Abrantes municipality of Portugal, from its origins in natural materials like esparto grass and coir fibers, to the more recent introduction of synthetic raffia in a more industrial setting. Includes an overview of the different processes from raw material to finished object, and personal testimonies from artisans.
Sandra Uva Alexandre. Esparteiros: Arte de Entrelaçar.
Published in 2022 (2nd edition). 160pp. In Portuguese.