Nestled in lush greenery, the Capital of Tapestry is located in the heart of France in the department of Creuse in the Limousin region.
On the occasion of a brief stopover on your journey or during your next vacation or in the Creuse during a short stay in Aubusson; the rich heritage of this beautiful city deserves a visit?
The tapestry Aubusson, centuries-old art of weaving, was recorded September 30, 2009 at the World Intangible Heritage by UNESCO. This global recognition welcomes more than 5 centuries of creativity and craftsmanship, it honors all the weavers who for centuries have worked for this demanding activity.
House Upholstery - Demonstration of Weaving: This is a magnificent tower house of 16th century, situated in the heart of the historic center, are presented as the history and tradition of tapestry Aubusson.
The Departmental Museum of the Tapestry Museum very alive, who has both the intimacy and familiarity of the tapestry and its most monumental. All ages, from the early 17th are represented.
Exhibition-Collection Fougerol: This site contains confidential 135 woven pieces of the sixteenth, seventeenth, 18th and 19th century tapestries, old prints, tapestries seats? manufactured Aubusson and Flanders.