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Tree of Life

Probably decorated with a footboard:Polychrome egg painting. The perimeter is traced with a cork, giving it a marbled appearance. Provenance: Maison du Val de Villé in Albé Explanation of the symbols TULIP: Faithfulness, maternal womb,The chalice (gift of God)...

The cellar

In keeping with tradition, the cellar was built at the front of the building under the dwelling. In this way, during the long winter nights, the master of the house could hear from his bed a malevolent person trying to force open the door to taste the fruit of his...

Farming activities #2

In the 18th century, everyone, from the top to the bottom of the social ladder, made a living to a greater or lesser extent from farming or winegrowing. Augustin VON DER SHEER, a prominent local figure, didn’t live on his income, but he had three jobs at the...

Farming activities #3

On the ground floor were the stables and the barn area. Carriages entered the barn through a carriage entrance in the rear gable wall. Its arched sandstone frame is set into a rectangular inner doorway. The barn was separated from the stable by a brick wall fitted...

The shoemaking area

Farmers mainly wore clogs. However, there is evidence of a shoemaker in Albé from the early 19th century. This craftsman made all the local population’s Sunday shoes.