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2018

January 29, 2018

Maestra Melina at 100: A Lace Maker in Calabria, Italy

Joan L Saverino
Photograph by author
Maestra Melina (right), her niece Maria Rosaria (center), and Sara (Maria Rosaria's mother)

This is the story of a Calabrian 100 year old lace maker of local renown, her social legacy as a teacher in a small village near Gioia Tauro, and her niece’s own lace making...