Collection of "Britain's Cottons" samples

Made:
1957
Collection of "Britain's Cottons" samples

Collection of "Britain's Cottons" samples
Science Museum Group
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Three boxes of cotton samples containing cotton boll; cleaned cotton; roving; mule cop; ring tube, pieces of cloth, from The Industrial Relations Department of the Cotton Board, 1957.

Two of the boxes are the same excepting one id blue and the other green. The blue box also contains a booklet outlining job opportunities in the textile industry and a table of statistics of UK cotton and man-made production in 1963. The third box is slightly different and includes an additional box of silk samples, including two cocoons.

Details

Category:
Textile Industry
Object Number:
Y1976.8
Materials:
cotton (fibre) and cotton (textile)
type:
cloth
taxonomy:
  • fibre
credit:
Gift of C E Makepeace