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Analytic Workbook including Textile Specimens, Philadelphia Textile School, Pennsylvania Museum & School of Industrial Arts by Adolphe Rusch, Jr. Pioneer in Lightweight Aviation Fabrics

Adolphe Rusch Jr. was a prominent member of the American silk industry and became an inventor of note in the pioneering of aviation fabrics. A 1919 Article in Textile World Journal by Rusch was titled "Aviation Textiles and Chemistry; An Interesting Review of Their Combination for War". He also patented electrically conductive flexible cable.

c1900. A hard cover analysis book created by a student Adolphe Rusch, Jr. while a student at the Textile School. In depth analysis for each fabric including warp required, filling requires, warp dressing and filling arrangement details. This is followed by the actual finished piece of fabric and detailed hand created grids including design, harness chain and drawing-in draft to exemplify of how the fabric is constructed. The final component is all of the specifications for the loom. The book includes analysis of Cotton Waisting, Trousering, Figured Madras, Woolen Trousering, Fancy Dress Goods x 2, Fancy Madras, Worsted Suiting, Weave Analysis, Weave Analysis for Mourning Suiting and Fancy Worsted Trousering. Measures 10" x 8 1/2"

Price: $750.00

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