Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Monschau
Städteregion Aachen

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Markt

Weber- oder Tuchmacherbrunnen

Weaver or Clothier's Fountain

Bonifatius Stirnberg
1980s

Monschau /  Weber- oder Tuchmacherbrunnen   Monschau /  Weber- oder Tuchmacherbrunnen

Description

Fountain showing several steps in the cloth production process of the 18th century, when Monschau used to be an important centre of the European cloth production. The three statuettes show the variouus craftsmen. On top of the column with the faucet sits a weaver, at the front left the dyer and front right the clipper.

Monschau - Weber- oder Tuchmacherbrunnen
Der Weber (The Weaver)
Monschau - Weber- oder Tuchmacherbrunnen
Der Färber (The Dyer)
Monschau - Weber- oder Tuchmacherbrunnen
Der Scherer (The Clipper)

Inscription(s)

WEBERBRUNNEN MONSCHAU

DER WEBER

DER FÄRBER     DER SCHERER

STIFTUNG
DERICHS u. KONERTZ
Geschaffen von Bonif. Stirnberg

Sculptor

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Location (N 50°33'18" - E 6°14'32")

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Item Code: denw575; Photograph: 9 April 2017
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