Patent Model - Cotton-Batting

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Edward Rider (b.1834, d.1924), Patentee
Production date
May 18 1852
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Cotton, paper
3 x 12 x 4 1/2" (7.6 x 30.5 x 11.4cm)
Rider's patent is a new article of manufacture which he termed "cotton-felt, to be used for any purpose which is applicable..." It "consists in running a bat or ironed but unglazed bat of cotton, in contact with a glazed but un-dried bat of cotton and pressing them together by means of pressure rolls, and causing the glazed and unglazed bats to unite together by means of the pressure rolls or roll and glazing material - thereby forming a nap on two sides of the glazing material previous to being dried..." (Patent Number 8,958)
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