The flax industry

On September 22, 1985 we founded the Museum of Old trades. The statutes were written and we made a list of the trades that we were going to discuss. In this list, the flax industry. I was born in Bodilis in 1930 and remember to have witnessed a ginning of Read more…

Un métier à tisser du XVIIIe siècle

A very old loom

At the museum, the weaving is very present. The centerpiece of this animation is a loom dating from the XVIII century. It is Annel Hurtrez, of Nordic origin, Breton adoption that makes work this formidable machine saved from oblivion. (more…)