Linen, precious as the future

FABRICa: A Tapestry of Italian Textile Artistry


09 May  2024


Prepare to be captivated by the rich fabrics of Italian textile excellence as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, in collaboration with Sistema Moda Italia, ACIMIT, and Confartigianato Imprese, unveils “FABRICa. Italian Textile Style and Innovation”, an integrated promotion initiative that weaves together the threads of quality, technology, and research from Italy’s illustrious textile supply chain.

Embark on a globetrotting journey as this traveling exhibition, a celebration of the sector’s unparalleled excellence, embarks from Singapore on a two-year expedition, gracing several destinations with the support of the diplomatic-consular network and the Italian Cultural Institutes.


Immerse yourself in a tactile and interactive exhibition itinerary that traces the storied history and most innovative aspects of Italian textile manufacturing, inviting you to explore the rich tapestry of this time-honored craft.

Among the esteemed participants in this narrative is Linificio e Canapificio Nazionale, alongside other companies and divisions of the renowned Marzotto Group (Guabello, Marzotto Wool, Tessuti di Sondrio, Marzotto Interiors, Redaelli 1893, and Nuova Tessilbrenta).

Highlighting the company’s commitment to quality and craftsmanship, the 1873 – The Ould Linen takes center stage, a product chosen to showcase the essence of Linificio’s work. 

This yarn, meticulously crafted in the time-honored tradition, respectful of nature and humanity, stands as a perfect embodiment of Linificio’s 150-year legacy of combining innovation and sustainability.

Curated by the Museo del Tessuto di Prato and realized by CMS.Cultura, this exhibition promises to be a captivating journey through the intricate world of Italian textile artistry, where tradition and modernity intertwine to create a masterpiece of style and innovation.