THE ART OF EMBROIDERY
Often reserved for traditional costume ornaments, embroidery has evolved thanks to Maison Le Minor towards a real decorative art in the service of contemporary creations. Its patterns, most of which are related to the Finistère and Breton culture or made by artists associated with our workshops, can be found on its collection of table linens, cushions and decorative objects. Made using the Cornely machine, they require all the talent of our embroiderers to follow the line of the design.
Beyond these collections of linens or decorative objects, Maison Le Minor also perpetuates the art of hand embroidery on unique pieces. The creations of religious banners or the production of tapestries embroidered from artist's cardboard thus contribute to the safeguarding of this exceptional Breton heritage.
Made in France for more than 80 years, Le Minor tablecloths are legendary in Brittany for the quality of their cotton or linen fabric and the great originality of their patterns.
Printed creations have been part of the history of Maison Le Minor since the beginning, in collaboration with certain artists, mostly from Brittany. These patterns printed in series, come out of the field of embroidery while being inspired by traditional patterns that they interpret or divert. The story begins in 1948 with Pierre Toulhoat and the iconic Penmarc’h scarf. From scarves the Maison Le Minor moved on to table linen with Mathurin Méheut and the La Mer service still printed today.
Currently, artists such as Valérie Le Roux, Patrice Cudennec or Amélie Fish are collaborating on more contemporary prints. Our new collections are offered every year and printed in Gérardmer in the best French workshops still in operation.
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Our embroidered cushions are real decorative objects. In different colors and different shapes, on wool, velvet, linen...the embroidery designs blend with the material to make them unique and beautiful.
Entirely made in Pont-l'Abbé, they will give your interior the Le Minor touch that they were missing...
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LE MINOR WORKSHOPS
Always located above our showroom in Pont-l'Abbé, the workshops are a place of research for new creations, a place of manufacture for our printed and embroidered textile articles and a place of memory. This extraordinary story, started in 1936 by Marie-Anne Le Minor with the Breton Dolls, has evolved into more artistic productions or linked to interior design, and house linen creations such as those currently being developed.
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