|Belfries||Cloth Hall of Ypres|
|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)|
|Colonies of Benevolence||At its inception, the Colonies project was essentially agricultural, but soon introduced a variety of supplementary industries, such as cotton weaving, to generate income. By 1841, it was the second-largest exporter of cotton cloth to the Dutch East Indies colony. (Nomination file, p. 84)|
|Crespi d'Adda||Started by the textile manufacturer Cristoforo Benigno Crespi|
|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)|
|Kraków||Sukiennice Cloth Hall|
|Lyon||Musée des Tissus (Museum of Textiles - 1864)|
|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)|
|Siena||The Fontebranda fountain "was built in the 13th century by the Guild of the Wool-makers (Lana)." One of its uses was "to wash clothes, especially the textiles made by Arte della Lana (Guild of Wool-makers)".|
|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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