Patent Model - Method of Manufacturing Woven Fabrics

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John Ashworth (British), Patentee
Production date
May 20 1890
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2 x 1/4" (5.1 x 0.6cm)
Ashworth's patent "relates to the manufacture of fabrics composed of linen and wool or of cotton and wool, the object being the production of a cloth or fabric having on one side a surface practically all of linen or cotton, and having on the other side a surface of wool or imitation flannel, whereby the effect and comfort in wear of real flannel is obtained at a less cost, and whereby other advantages - such as durability and nonshrinking in washing - are gained. This fabric is applicable for shirtings, sheetings, under-clothing, dress-goods of various descriptions, and the like." (Patent Number 428,296)
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