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The tales of our “veludere”

The tales of our “veludere”

Why are handwoven velvets so special? Tessitura Bevilacqua’s weavers will explain it to you in this video and show you our antique fabric mill

Weaving… on paper

Weaving… on paper

The artists of the association Matite in Viaggio have visited our Tessitura and pictured fabrics and looms on their notebooks: here’s what they’ve created

The silk revolution of the Middle Ages

The silk revolution of the Middle Ages

Let’s go back to the Middle Ages to find out which looms European weavers used and why the beginning of sericulture in Europe was so revolutionary

Fashion and flowers of the Renaissance

Fashion and flowers of the Renaissance

During the 16th century clothing fabrics started becoming different from upholstery fabrics. Here’s how and which were the most widely used floral patterns

Wild fabrics

Wild fabrics

Where do animal pattern fabrics come from? Which was their meaning in the past and when were they first used for home decor? Discover it here

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