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Basa Sichinava Silk Factory in the village of Lesichine

Sericulture in Georgia has a long history. The thread obtained from the silk park was used to make various types of fabric. Since the mid-19th century, silk factories were opened. In 1860, in the village of Lesichina, the princely peasant Basa Sichinava, together with the Greek Marcopoulos, founded a silk […]