Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Textile Industry III


Mordant maker: made 'mordant', a chemical used in fixing dye in cloth
Lister: dyer
Linen draper: sold linens, flannels, bedding, calicos, gloves, ribbons, scarves, etc.
Lace runner: embroidered lace
Lace master/mistress: lace worker
Hair weaver: weaver of horse hair cloth
Hayrester: works with horse hair
Jersey comber: combed Jersey wool before spinning
Kempster: combed wool or cotton
Hooker: laid out fabric in uniform folds in required lengths

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