The Prato textile tradition originated in the Middle Ages.
As a early as the XIV century the founditing of the Art Guild testifies the skills of prato in producing and trading this noble product.
The ultimate confirmation of Prato as an industrial textile landmark was in the aftermath of the Second world War, during the economic boom that made Italy a centre for world ecellence of
quality designes and it is still today considered one of the largest and most important areas in
The constant availability of the best fabric and the skill of businesses to produce little quantities
according to the needs of customers make Prato a unique industrial district.