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Wool and tapestry day

Wool and Tapestry Day

Follow the thread, from Felletin to Aubusson. Tapestry reveals all its manufacturing secrets. From the transformation of wool through the dyeing workshop, the weaving workshop to finish in beauty at the Cité internationale de la tapisserie.

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday


9amGuided tour of the Terrade Woolen Mill. Wool preparation, carding, spinning, winding and dyeing… wool will, for you, have no secrets

Guided tour of the Pinton Tapestry Factory. Discover the steps involved in making a traditional tapestry: perfecting the cardboard, choosing colors and materials, the know-how of the weavers…

Lunch in a restaurant

After lunch

Guided tour of La Cité internationale de la tapisserie. Six centuries of Aubusson tapestry production are presented in an original setting, inspired by theater set techniques, to evoke their original context. From 17th century greenery and mythological scenes to the most astonishing contemporary works

5pm End of our services