Silk is like poetry, a delicate yet noble sentiment. It has been so ever since its origins in ancient times, when the fabric was made to clothe the emperors of the Far East. It accomplished a long journey through the centuries, before arriving at the home of unbridled elegance, in Florence, where the Antico Setificio Fiorentino has been at work since 1786. Welcome to the home of magnificence, where the work of man respects priceless tenets, giving elegance and sophistication to those passionate about beauty.
Experts from the world of Art and specialized journalists from the fashion industry bring you to the heart of the Antico Setificio Fiorentino and its history. This special eBook explores the rich heritage of the historical silk factory with exclusive contents, thanks to the unique collaboration with the Polo Museale Fiorentino (Museum Centre of the city of Florence).