Textiles

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Belfries Cloth Hall of Ypres
Brugge Cloth Hall
Camino Real Ojuelos - 19th century wool textile buildings (AB ev)
Chinchorro Culture In river mouth environments, an important diversity of species emerges when there is good irrigation, forming wetland areas locally known as chimbas. In these wetlands, abundant swordgrass and southern cattails can be found, the main components of diverse Chinchorro textiles. The characteristics of these wetlands can still be seen today (...) in Camarones, in areas that have suffered little intervention and are closely associated with the remains of the Chinchorro occupation. (Chinchorro Culture Nomination Text, p. 91)
Cracow Sukiennice Cloth Hall
Crespi d'Adda Started by the textile manufacturer Cristoforo Benigno Crespi
Damascus Lace
Decorated Farmhouses of Hälsingland Linen : The wealth of Hälsingland derived to a significant degree from the growing of flax and the production of linen. An earlier version of the nomination included a flax mill and the Gästgivars farmhouse contains a "flax barn". The nomination file contains an entire section titled "Linen production" and includes the following - "The processing of the flax into finished textiles was performed at home on the Hälsingland farms".
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
Water Management System of Augsburg Especially in the east of the city, numerous textile factories along the canals and water courses, so that Augsburg was also called the Manchester of Germany. (nom file)

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