Museum of Mataró. Can Marfà Knit Fabric

Set of furniture

Set of furniture 
1880
Josep Arenas Factory

Set of furniture 

1880

Josep Arenas Factory

Office furniture. The set conserves an inkstand that depicts an allegory to the industry and includes the inscription: “Josep Arenas 19/3/1883”. Josep Arenas was one of the entrepreneurs from Mataró who decided to invest in the knitwear industry, resulting in the creation of factories, interest in technological renewal, increased production and exports of their products. This business initiative was the fundamental reason for the consolidation of the knitwear sector in the city of Mataró.

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08. Antoni Marfà, the first heir

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