Canclini has been manufacturing Italian Shirting fabrics since 1925.


Canclini is one of the oldest and very few remaining truly Italian shirting fabric mill.



Synonymous to the beauty of the Lake Como – one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, Canclini’s headquarter and retail distribution warehouse has been a part of this town for almost a century.

Locating in Como allows Canclini to hire highly skilled staffs because Como area also has one of the highest concentration of Italian silk and fabric manufacturing mills. The softness of the water which is regarded as one of the best in the world, allows the cloth finishing to be tremendously luxurious to touch.

Egyptian Cotton

Egyptian cotton and linen, which have undergone stringent tests right from the harvesting of the raw material. The cotton has been chosen because of its cleanness, gloss and sheen, like the rare very long staple Giza 45 cotton. Special care is dedicated to the choice of yarn is fundamental for the production of luxury, high quality fabrics with the characteristics of natural sheen, soft handle and resistance to wear.

Canclini Textile Design Historic Archive

  • Canclini Textile Design Historic Archive: One of the reasons our textile designs are so advanced is because we study about the past, which is what allows us to present to you the future.
  • Each textile patterns has its history, and understanding history allows you to move forward in the way it has never been done before. Welcome to the future with Canclini.
  • Some of the fabric collections in our textile design archive is almost one thousand years old. This archive is worth millions of Euros and is open for visitors and young designers who wants to learn about textile design.
  • With Creating together side by side as our policy, we truly listen to our customer's demands. Each area of the world has different taste and requirement. Help us help you to grow your business with Canclini. Visit us in Italy or anytime we exhibit near you.


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