Ugo Scassa, expert tapestry-maker with a love for figurative art, has succeeded in combining his two passions with style and professionalism. He has worked with artists such as Corrado Cagli, Giorgio de Chirico and Renato Guttuso, but also with great architects like Renzo Piano, who had his designs transferred to tapestries. Ugo Scassa, in fact, as well as restoring antique tapestries, dedicates his time to the art of weaving with the "high warp" of contemporary tapestries. Today the workshop is located in the prestigious Palazzo Alfieri. It is also home to a richly endowed town museum, where visitors can admire the fascinating craftsmanship behind these magnificent tapestries.
Palazzo Alfieri, Corso Vittorio Alfieri, 375, Asti, AT, Italia - + 39 3923318985 - http://www.arazzeriascassa.com
The warping, weaving, finishing processes, everything is done by hand at Antiche tessiture Lucchesi. The experimentation with different fabrics and colors is combined with the use of centuries-old methods and procedures, such as vegetable dyeing. The workshop creates clothes and accessories for men, women and children, as well as furnishing objects and house-hold linen, in […]
The art of weaving is a deeply-rooted and centuries-old tradition in Carnia. This region has been committed to textile manufacturing since the 1700s, because of the Republic of Venice’s high demand for these products. Carnica has been producing with artisan methods and selling throughout Italy and abroad top-quality houselinen for over 50 years. The heirs […]
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Antique looms show the passage of time since 1786, the year when the Antico Setificio began producing customised fabrics in the heart of San Frediano, using ancient looms that give the finished cloths a timeless appeal. There are many lines, each characterised by something precious: Broccatelli is made of golden linen and chenille, fabric with […]
A weaving and traditional embroidery workshop that only uses medieval wooden frames and Singer sewing machines. A word of advice? Ordered a Pacchiana dress, a typical Calabrian dress made from nine pieces that needs to be ordered at least one month in advance, or a Vancale, a typical shawl from Triolo. If not, there are […]