The World of cashmere

United Kingdom, 1966

Film
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The story of cashmere wool from the combing of the strands from the goat’s fleeces in the Himalayas, where the animals are reared to the making of knitted goods at Hawick in Scotland. Concentrates on the manufacturing processes, particularly dyeing, emphasizing the care that is taken throughout to maintain quality.

Credits

director

Frederick Goode

producer

Lionel Hoare

production company

British Information Services

Language

English

Duration

00:26:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30668

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Textile fabrics

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Textile industry

Crafts & Visual Arts → Textile fabrics

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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