Textiles

Textiles

by William H. Dooley

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Overview

TEXTILES
FOR COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL, AND DOMESTIC ARTS SCHOOLS;
ALSO ADAPTED TO THOSE ENGAGED IN WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DRY GOODS, WOOL, COTTON, AND DRESSMAKER’S TRADES

This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents, Footnotes, and Index

CONTENTS (abridged list)
CHAPTER I FIBERS
Animal Fibers—Wool, Silk, Mohair. Vegetable—Cotton, Flax, Jute, Hemp. Mineral—Asbestos, Tinsel, Metallic. Remanufactured Material—Noils, Mungo, Shoddy, Extract, and Flocks. Artificial Fibers—Spun Glass, Artificial Silk, Slag Wool. Structure of Wool. Characteristics of Wool. Classification of Wool. Carpet and Knitting Wools. Sheep Shearing. Variation in Weight of Fleeces. Shipping the Fleeces. Value of Wool Business. Saxony and Silesian Wool, Australian Wool, Port Philip Wool, Sydney Wool, Adelaide Wool, Van Wool from Tasmania, New Zealand Wool, Cape Wools, Wools from South America, Russian Wool, Great Britain Wools, Lincoln, Leicester, Southdown, Shropshire; Cashmere Wools, Norfolkdown and Suffolkdown Wools, Cheviot Wool, Welsh Wools, Shetland Wools, Irish Wools, Mohair, Alpaca Wool. How Wool is Marketed
CHAPTER II WOOL SORTING
Sorting. Classing Grades of Wool. Merino Wool. Difference between Lamb’s and Sheep’s Wool. Pulled Wool. Delaine Wool. Wool Sorter. Wool Washing, Wool Drying, Oiling. Burring and Carbonizing. Bur Picker, Blending
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CHAPTER XIX ARTIFICIAL SILK
Silk Cotton, Artificial Silk, Tests
CHAPTER XXSUBSTITUTES FOR COTTON
Wool Pulp, Ramie, Pineapple Fibers, Spun Glass, Metallic Threads, Slag Wool, Asbestos
APPENDIX

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148711315
Publisher: VolumesOfValue
Publication date: 09/22/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

WILLIAM H. DOOLEY
PRINCIPAL LOWELL INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL
LOWELL, MASS.

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