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Wool production in Prato

The art that made one of the most important European Meadow

The City of Prato is one of the most representative traditions of the Val di Bisenzio, the production of wool. Considered until the nineteenth century a peculiarity of the territory, despite the advent of industries, still passed down the ancient knowledge related to this professionLawn represents the epicenter of wool in Tuscany. The making of fabrics, given the importance of this tradition, brought the city to a European wool Center of primary importance. Production management and manufacturing was in the hands of the powerful Corporation of the Wool Guild.

Real craftsmen have been able to hand down over time the passion and their techniques through establishments present in Prato, Italy one of the most important textile districts. Today the District of Prato has about 9,000 textile companies, mostly family owned, example of how market developments do not stop the tradition. Experts in weaving, dyeing or throwing the artisans are appreciated throughout the world for their ability to reconcile the ancient art with cutting edge techniques.

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