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Making Cloth

Weighing finished cloth at the Pepperell Mills, Biddeford, circa 1925

Weighing finished cloth at the Pepperell Mills, Biddeford, circa 1925

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McArthur Public Library

Unfinished cloth can also be known as "greige" or "greige goods."

Finished cloth, after brushing and shearing, is inspected and graded.

Inspectors look for dirt, oil, grease, imperfections and defects; trouble areas are cleaned and repaired as much as can be done.


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