Friday, September 23, 2016

Putting the wrap on the Textile jobs

Braider: made braids by twisting cords or leather strips
Beetler: ran beetling machine that embossed [put the shine on] textiles
Card master: person in charge of the carding room
Cloth looker: inspected cloth
Beamer: drew yarn through or onto the loom beam
Baler: baled wool or cotton goods
Cambric maker: made fine cotton/linen fabric
Camlet maker: made cloth for petticoats and cloaks
Camlet merchant: sold same

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