Weaving machine

Weaving machine

Weaving machine Sexual division of labour Gender roles Gender and space The weaving machine on display in the foyer of the cultural centre was manufactured in 1940. This industrial tool forms part of a sector that is extremely important to Paiporta: textiles. Large in...
Overstitching machine

Overstitching machine

Overstitching machine Sexual division of labour Gender roles Gender and space The overstitching machine on display at the Museu de la Rajoleria is a tool whose function is to make textiles. Designed by the Teyvi brand in 1940 and purchased by Antonia Santamaría...
Sewing machine

Sewing machine

Sewing machine Sexual division of labour Gender roles Gender and space The invention of the sewing machine brought about a revolution in 19th-century households. It made it possible not only to sew one’s own clothing, but also to reuse clothing items thanks to the...
Socarrat

Socarrat

Socarrat Gender and history Gender and space Gender roles Socarrat tiles were used primarily as a decorative element on the ceilings of the main rooms in the homes of nobles and members of the upper class. It was a pictorial medium that combined a wide range of...
Cocio

Cocio

Cocio Sexual/gender division of labor Gender and space Gender stereotypes: public / domestic The cocio, or cuezo, is a clay pot that was found in domestic settings and was used primarily for laundry, i.e. for washing and whitening clothes. It is fashioned in the shape...