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Spindles from Draper textile equipment catalog, 1901

Contributed by McArthur Public Library

Spindles used in the manufacture of cotton textiles from a catalog put out by the Draper Company of Hopedale, Massachusetts in 1901. A drawing or throstle frame had 128 spindles, and a mule frame had 576 spindles.

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  • Title: Spindles from Draper textile equipment catalog, 1901
  • Creator: Draper Company
  • Creation Date: 1901
  • Subject Date: 1901
  • Town: Hopedale
  • State: MA
  • Media: ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 20.5 cm x 11.5 cm
  • Local Code: R677.21 D765
  • Collection: McArthur Library Special Collections
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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McArthur Public Library
PO Box 346, Biddeford, ME 04005
(207) 284-4181

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Textile industry--Equipment and supplies

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