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La rue Paul Creton

La rue Paul Creton nowadays

 

     

 

Paul Creton, living in Pont-de-Vie Vimoutiers, invented in 1640 the manufacturing process of the cretonne,

the heavy unglazed cotton/linen canvas with a sort of pearly grains,

also named in the past Canvas of Vimoutiers.

 

  Canvas and Cretonne

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