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Fabric Weaver's Journal and Spec Book
Fabric Weaver's Journal and Spec Book

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Price: $325.00

Product Code: 29001220

1845-1856. Textile weaving, Journal, textile patterns, business and industry. A total of 14 manuscript pages organized by year and including the article that was woven, the weave pattern including colors, the number of biers in the weave, the size of the fabric, specific weaving techniques, knots, etc. -- Any design element associated with the particular fabric. It begins in 1845 and is titled "Cotton" that continues for 6 pages. The next page is titled "SHAG". This completes the run of pages in the "front of the book". When turned upside down and opened from the back, it begins with information from 1848 - 1856 and includes the same time of information. The format may be accounting either for multiple weavers or materials types. Some of the articles mentioned include horse blankets, striped trousers, diapers, towels, pocket handkerchiefs, neck kerchiefs, mixed blankets, jacketing, full cloth, cheese cloth and more. There are four blank pages. Measures 6 3/8" x 4".

Surface wear. An interior page has been used at a much later date for jotting a note or two without relevance. Additionally the blank pages adjacent the last pages of weaving information have been inexplicably glued to the reverse.