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Public-images-osm logo.svg shop = fabric
A shop that sells fabric Show/edit corresponding data item.
Rendering in OSM Carto
Group: shops
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
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Status: de facto

A fabric shop. A shop that primarily sells  fabric and other materials for the purpose of making clothes and other products; e.g. upholstery.

How to map

Set a node or draw as an area along the shop outline. Add the tag shop=fabric and name=*.

Tags used in combination

  • operator=* - indicates the operator or name of the company operating the shop
  • addr:*=* - the address of the shop
  • opening_hours=* - hours when the shop is open
  • phone=* - phone number of the shop
  • website=* - website of the shop
  • wheelchair=no/yes/limited - whether the shop is suitable for wheelchairs

Similar tags

  • shop=sewing - A shop selling assorted sewing supplies (This would typically include some fabric, but not primarily selling fabric).
  • shop=wool - A shop selling yarn for knitting
  • shop=curtain - A shop that specialises in selling finished curtains or drapes.
  • shop=tailor or craft=tailor - A tailor makes, repairs or alters clothing professionally, especially suits and men's clothing.


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