Textiles

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Belfries Cloth Hall of Ypres
Brugge Cloth Hall
Camino Real Ojuelos - 19th century wool textile buildings (AB ev)
Cracow Sukiennice Cloth Hall
Crespi d'Adda Started by the textile manufacturer Cristoforo Benigno Crespi
Damascus Lace
Derwent Valley Mills
Florence "Palazzo dell' Arte della Lana" was the guildhall of the Florentine wool merchants
Hedeby and Danevirke The numerous pit houses in Hedeby probably served to process textiles during summer.
Heritage of Mercury Idrija: The same routes used by mercury were also the trade routes for Idrijan lace, created by miners' wives from the 17th century onwards. (nom file)
Lyon Musée des Tissus (Museum of Textiles - 1864)
New Lanark
Prehistoric Pile Dwellings the oldest textiles in Europe dating to 3,000 BC come from the pile dwellings (AB ev)
Provins It bears witness to early developments in the organization of international trading fairs and the wool industry (UNESCO website)
Saltaire
Tugendhat Villa Fritz Tugendhat owned a textile factory

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