TITLE

Fabric of society

AUTHOR(S)
Lea, Jane
PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
Cabinet Maker;09/22/2000, Issue 5206, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Somerset, England-based mechanical horsehair weaver firm John Boyd Textile. Company history; Description of horsehair as a fabric; Number of looms in use since 1950; Public support for the integrity of the company's premises. INSET: Looming large.
ACCESSION #
3599662

 

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