Acquaviva Picena, historical weaving

May 13, 2022 169

Walls and ramparts, a massive stronghold, narrow streets and churches. Acquaviva Picena, not far from Ascoli Piceno, gathers all its beauty in a tiny village laid on the hills of Marche. It’s a place full of history and culture that is well-known for its handcrafted products like the typical pajarole, baskets made of straw and willow that tell a lot about its inhabitants’ traditions.

Acquaviva Picena is also an interesting archaeological site since it keeps a heritage that goes back to prehistory and witnesses a manufacturing tradition that goes back to the Paleolithic Age. Some domestic tools were found as well as some tiles and even some crafted flint objects although at a very elementary level. 

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