Venice Shopping

Bevilacqua

  • San Marco 2520 Map It
  • San Marco
  • Textiles/Sewing
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 04/22/2016

Fodor's Review

This renowned studio has kept the weaving tradition alive in Venice since 1875, using 18th-century hand looms for its most precious creations. Its repertoire of 3,500 different patterns and designs yields a ready-to-sell selection of hundreds of brocades, Gobelins, damasks, velvets, taffetas, and satins. You'll also find tapestry, cushions, and braiding. Fabrics made by this prestigious firm have been used to decorate the Vatican, the Royal Palace of Stockholm, and the White House. This listing is for the main retail outlet of the Bevilacqua establishment; there's another behind the San Marco Basilica. If you're interested in seeing the actual 18th century looms in action making the most precious fabrics, request an appointment at the Luigi Bevilacqua production center in Santa Croce.

Shopping Information

Address:

Campo di Santa Maria del Giglio, San Marco 2520, Venice, Veneto, 30124, Italy

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Phone:

041-2410662-main retail outlet; 041-5287581-retail outlet behind the Basilica; 041-721566-Santa Croce production center

Published 04/22/2016

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