Unusual and fantastic, full of Oriental suggestions: discover the characteristics, history and examples of luxury fabrics’ bizarre patterns.
How did the prestigious Guild of Dyers of Venice manage to create the most appreciated dyes for fabrics in the world? Let’s discover it here
What fabrics were loved by the rich patrician families? Let’s take a trip into the unbridled luxury of 15th and 16th century Venice.
What are the designs of Art Deco fabrics and why are they still contemporary? Find out here, with some examples of our furnishing fabrics.
Discover some of the most beautiful velvets commissioned by the Church to our Tessitura, and the hidden meaning in their patterns.
Let’s find out why innovations in looms and the spread of sericulture have been so revolutionary for textiles in Medieval Europe.
Let’s explore silk velvet from its origins, to understand how it’s made and how to distinguish it from velvets created with other fibers.
An exhibition brought our velvets and an ancient working loom to Venice Doge’s Palace in 2004: a video brings those moments back to life.
Silk velvet, soprarizzo velvet, lampas, damask, brocatelle, satin: learn about the origins, characteristics and use of our precious fabrics made in Venice.
History and curiosity about the Sala del Piovego, which has a function of high representation and is a coveted space for conferences and exhibitions.
With your help, we support Venetian craftsmanship, which creates our bags and decorative cushions. Discover our collections here.
We reveal the typical motifs of Renaissance luxury fabrics, with the help of paintings and patterns from our Historical Archive.