Weaving linen

United Kingdom, 1949

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A general account of modern factory methods of weaving linen. The following processes are illustrated: preparing the weft yarn for the shuttle; preparing the warp; threading the heddles; weaving the linen; and the finish processes including pre-shrinking, scalding, bleaching and dyeing, calendering and folding. An animated diagram is used to explain how the loom works.

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Credits

production company

British Instructional Films

Duration

00:10:50:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1949

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011767

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Factory management

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Manufacturing processes

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Textile fabrics

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Textile industry

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Weaving

Crafts & Visual Arts → Looms

Crafts & Visual Arts → Textile fabrics

Crafts & Visual Arts → Weaving

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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