"Museu dos Laníficios - II" Top 5 Page for this destination Covilhã Things to Do Tip by micas_pt

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The building where the Museum is it's actually the ancient factory where wool was treated - from the rough wool that comes out of the sheep, until the dyed wool that goes into the manual machines to make fabrics. While visiting the Museum, apart from shelves and pictures where you can read about the process and admire old pictures and ancient artefacts, you will be walking close to the wells were the wool was dyed. Water played an important role on this process and that is why this city grew close to water streams. Another interesting thing to observe on this Museum are the nature pigments used to make the colours.

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  • Written Feb 25, 2004
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