Fondazione Lisio’s more than 100 years of experience represent an important chapter in the history of applied arts in Italy, the history of taste and fashions in fine furnishings and apparel, and the history of the textile arts at the international level.
Fondazione Arte della Seta Lisio is also home to a specialised library, soon to be made consultable upon request, containing texts on textile technical culture, historic studies of ancient fabrics, embroideries, laces, costume and fashion, tapestries and rugs.
A section is devoted to books on art, interior decorating, and contemporary textile art.
Below is a partial listing of the items in the periodicals section:
The rare book section contains various historic texts on the history of textile technique, including:
Consultation of archive materials and historical textiles is available by appointment. To access is required identity document, contact details, purposes and contents of the consultation.
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