10 mars 2013

The Beginnings of the Textile Industry: From Lace Thread in 1774 to Théophile Legrand

« Fourmies : yarnneedle »   Established in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais since the thirteenth century, the textile industry has forever marked the collective memory of the region of Fourmies, mainly oriented towards an industry of spinning and wool weaving. The region proved optimal for such textile development due to the favorable natural conditions (forests and ponds that offer moisture suitable for spinning extremely fine threads), the textile factories produce fine fabrics for apparel, and additionally specializing in... [Lire la suite]
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