Wax printed cloth sample

Made:
around 1990
maker:
ABC Wax

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Wax printed fabric sample, made by ABC Wax in Hyde, around 1990.

ABC Wax started making textiles like these at their Manchester factory in 1908. They sold them to customers in West Africa for almost 100 years before production moved to Ghana in 2007.

Details

Category:
Textile Industry
Object Number:
E2018.0315.2
type:
wax printed cloth sample