Newsletter 04/16
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Weaving as seen by a weaver

One of our weavers tells her experience and what it means to produce Venetian velvets on handlooms, the value and difficulties of this work in this article.

Deco Göteborg velvet: Swedish pattern on a Venetian fabric

The architect Carl Bergsten designed the Art-Deco pattern of a cut velvet handmade at Bevilacqua’s for his Gothenburg City Theatre. Here's its story.

How the Europeans discovered silk

Silkworms arrived in Europe in a very peculiar way, in the 6th century AD. But the Romans had come upon this textile already in 53 b.C. Why did silk reach the West so late?

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