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Private mansion Vialètes d'Aignan

Historic site and monument, Historic patrimony, Mansion in Montauban
  • It was in this hotel that, in the 18th century, the Royal Manufacture of "cadis" was located, one of the most famous products of Montauban, which were exported as far as Canada.

  • Developed by David d'Aignan in 1626, the cadis was a woolen fabric that was solid, thick and supple at the same time, used in the clothing of monks, ordinary people and soldiers.
    The building was built in the 18th century by the Vialètes d'Aignan, who decided in 1788 to transfer their factory here, hitherto established on the left bank of the Tarn, which concentrated activities related to textile production. This date is inscribed above the imposing carriage entrance with the family arms: a...
    Developed by David d'Aignan in 1626, the cadis was a woolen fabric that was solid, thick and supple at the same time, used in the clothing of monks, ordinary people and soldiers.
    The building was built in the 18th century by the Vialètes d'Aignan, who decided in 1788 to transfer their factory here, hitherto established on the left bank of the Tarn, which concentrated activities related to textile production. This date is inscribed above the imposing carriage entrance with the family arms: a round shield surmounted by a count's crown and held by rampant lions.
    The base is decorated with four gold stars.