Prelle is a family-owned silk textile mill in operation since 1752, the oldest silk mill in Lyon, France. Curators, collectors and interior designers worldwide use their fabrics. The company still has the capability of weaving by hand using century old wooden looms to recreate 18th- and 19th-century-style brochés (a type of brocade) and velours ciselé, figured velvets. Some of these fabrics, depending on the complexity of the pattern, will only yield 12 inches of material per day, and lead times for this rarefied fabric can extend to years
Together with their current collection available from stock they also have a bespoke service & can re-produce original designs with a minimum order of 30 mts. Prelle have woven fabrics for many Historical Houses & museums including The Wallace Collection, Versailles & The Louvre.