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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British Instructional Films






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