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The Tapestry Museum is a unique textile collection. It is located in Villa Spada, halfway between the old town and the...
The Tapestry Museum is a unique textile collection. It is located in Villa Spada, halfway between the old town and the Sanctuary of the B.V. St. Luca, reachable by car, bus or on foot following the arcades and it is in a beautiful park with an important Italian garden ever accessible. The Museum was founded in Bologna in 1946 on the initiative of the upholsterer Vittorio Zironi and with a few passionate and artisans that constitute the association. The collection consists:Italian fabrics - damasks, brocades, velvets, canvas bandera, brocades, taffeta, liserè. Oriental fabrics - Turkish, Egyptian, Coptic, Caucasians, Persians, Indians, Asian Fabrics, European and non-European, lace and embroidery, tapestries, clothing and costumes, flags and banners, and is enriched by leather, molds, trimmings such as fringes, bows, accessories and tools for upholsterers. Numerous donations enrich the collection:the archive of the painter Guido Fiorini, Aemilia Ars lace, Foundation Uguccione Ranieri di Sorbello in Perugia embroidery and needleworks, an important collection of Coptic textiles as well as numerous machines and weaving looms and a textile stamp collection. Open from Tuesday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Closing days: Mondays, midweek holidays, August. Tikets:Full price € 5.00. Reduction € 3.00 (from 15 to 18, senior over 60, students and groups of students). Free under 14. Services: Bookshop, shop, restoration laboratory, conference room. Guided visits for students and groups have to be arranged by phoning (or email) the Museum Easy access for disability people.