Patent Model - Improvement in Knit Fabrics

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John Kent, Patentee
Henry Leeson, Patentee
John Kent, Assignee
Production date
Mar 09 1875
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2 3/4 x 2" (7 x 5.1cm)
Kent and Leeson's patent "relates to certain improvements in the manufacture of plush and knitted goods. It consists in the production of an improved fabric, having a clean knitted face on one of its sides, and a plush face upon the other, the several threads being arranged in such a manner that the thread which forms the plush shall not show upon the face side of the goods." (Patent Number 160,684)
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