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The flowers of Art

The flowers of Art

From the Arts and Crafts movement, Art-Nouveau artists drew their will to save the beauty of art and handicraft from the standardisation of industrial mass production.

La Gagiandra: when waste becomes fashion

La Gagiandra: when waste becomes fashion

At La Gagiandra even production waste can turn out to be useful. Now a part of this collection is made with Tessitura Bevilacqua’s and Fortuny’s textile waste

The forefather of Venetian velvets

The forefather of Venetian velvets

Venice can boast a story of textile production which is almost one thousand years old. But the city hasn’t always been producing velvets: its first fabrics were samites

The spirit of tradition

The spirit of tradition

“The spirit of tradition. Eight centuries of Venetian velvets at the Tessitura Bevilacqua” describes the journey of Bevilacqua’s fabrics through time

From mosaics to velvet

From mosaics to velvet

The decorative motifs of Bevilacqua’s Mosaico velvets resemble the pattern of Justinian’s Byzantine mosaic in the Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna.

Living room life

Living room life

The Geffrye Museum in London has reconstructed the British middle class’ living rooms from the 17th to the 20th century

Reading velvets

Reading velvets

A possible reading to understand the story that the flowers on Sant’Alvise’s soprarizzo velvet have got to tell

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