The evolution from industrial factory to Silk Museum

Map of spinning and throwing mills

Silk mills in the Lecco area in the 1930s

The history of the Abegg family

Intervista a Flavio Crippa

The mill's second life


Abegg's Words

"I do not intend to tell you the long history of my company and of my family..."

The spinning mill over time

The evolution of the Garlate spinning mill from the late 1800s to today

The textile industry in figures

Statistics relating to the silk industry
before the great depression of 1929

The big day

Photos of the museum opening in 1953

The Abegg family

Abegg family tree

Carl Job on the lakeside

Period photograph, late twenties

The history of the Silk Museum

Intervista a Flavio Crippa