First after war.
The manufacturing production of the province of Pistoia stands out for its vitality
innovation. In the districts of Quarrata, Agliana and Montale groups of
that reconstitute small companies specialized in weaving and handicraft furniture processing.
In the early years of the fascist period the new activities began to have a real growth
Thanks to the job opportunities that emerge, a process of urbanization takes place
Second after war.
The integration of small production centers creates specialized centers
in the production and trade of furniture and furnishing objects. Those are the first furniture factories
of specialized industries, to represent the common thread that unites Quarrata, Agliana e
constitute a trait d’union with the Prato area in a continuum of homes, laboratories, factories,
deposits, intersected by fields and living spaces.
In this context, a small village was born in Quarrata i
whose inhabitants from peasants have become artisans, the Mantellassi industry
, founded on 8 April
valiant upholsterer, Macario Mantellassi
, from his son Remo
and his wife,
, which in a first
it concretely helps to finance the company and subsequently to guide its fate.
Elisa is not just one of the
many examples of women-managers ante litteram, often forgotten or disregarded by historiography
economic and social situation of those times. It is also a beautiful example of the importance they have had and
continue to have women in the management and success of the Mantellassi industry
, from his
origins up to today.
At the head of the company, Nicola, Remo Mantellassi
and his wife Roberta
generation, work together with a team of motivated and dedicated employees to achieve a
single objective: to acquire very high skills in a world that no longer concerns only sofas e
armchairs, but collections that include complete and selected furnishings, pieces that draw all the
environments, studied in detail to be unique and reflect a way of experiencing luxury
discreet, yet so overbearingly characterizing.