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Machinery and other objects - from carding engines and looms to printing blocks and fabric specimens - tell the story of Britain's role in textile manufacturing from the Industrial Revolution onwards.
Example of original pattern Singer sewing machine of 1851, made c. 1853.
Cardboard box associated with the Singer model 319K lock stitch electric sewing machine
Model of a handloom (as used previous to the invention of the fly shuttle in 1733)