Five shuttles

Made:
1920-1960

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Six shuttles, c.1920 - 1960. From Elm Street Mill, Burnley. Engraved on one of the shuttles: "Pilkington Limited Heywood".

Details

Category:
Textile Industry
Object Number:
Y1968.6.2
Materials:
cotton (textile), metal (unknown), wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
shuttle 3: 35 mm x 370 mm x 43 mm,
shuttle 5: 34 mm x 362 mm x 35 mm,
shuttle 1: 33 mm x 343 mm x 37 mm,
shuttle 2: 31 mm x 360 mm x 39 mm,
shuttle 4: 32 mm x 354 mm x 39 mm,
type:
shuttles (textile working equipment)
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment
credit:
Gift of William Melland

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