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Capdepera and Artà both have been dedicated to this craft.  Any kind of item is made braiding palm fronds called ‘’garballó’’. The ‘’garballó’’ is a dwarf variety of palm tree growing in Mallorca. Traditionally this type of handicraft was made by women. The most important economic activity in these towns in the past. .The braiding of palm tree leaves is practiced since prehistory. The ‘’garballó’’ harvest and drying is in July. ‘’Senallas’’, a type of shopping basket, the most typical product. There is an ethnological museum in Artà dedicated to the llatra




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