Brands bread


I Brands bread: In ancient times every family from Matera produced is oen bread at home, but not owning a oven they where broughting the bread to be baked in a common oven, hence ‘the need to “mark” the bread with the initials of the family. The stamps, which were made from olive or oak wood had in the handle real wooden sculptures inspired by the natural and architectural elements, architectural or from a job carried out by the head of household. Our reproductions, taken from museum catalogs, have the same characteristics as the original both in size and in detail.

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