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Leather of all colours


In this exhibition we become acquainted with the life and tradition of the tanners of Tržič, how they transformed hides into leather and leather products.
The tanners of Tržič were already known in the 17th century for their special cordovan leather. They dressed in an interesting fashion. They wore a leather apron and high leather boots known as štalonarji.

The exhibition shows how leather was used for footwear, clothing, various accessories, furniture, sports equipment, musical instruments, transport and other uses.
There are many interesting stories connected with the life and work of the tanners. Children can become acquainted with the particularities of leather-making tradition in a pleasant and active.

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