The Cashmere story

United Kingdom, 1955

Film
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Hawick, in Scotland, has been the centre of a thriving knitting trade for over 200 years. Shows the raw material of the industry, obtained from the Kashmir goat in the mountains beyond the Himalayas, transformed into the finished product. Highly skilled workers are seen making the articles for which the industry is justly famous. Historic Edinburgh provides the setting for a display of fashionable sweater designs.

Credits

production company

Robert Pringle and Son

Associated British-Pathe

Language

English

Duration

00:14:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31874

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Clothing trade

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Scotland

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Wool

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Wool industry

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Woolen goods

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Edinburgh (Scotland)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Knitting

Crafts & Visual Arts → Textile crafts

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Places → Edinburgh (Scotland)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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