Thursday, September 22, 2016

Textile Industry IV


Galloon maker: made decorative woven trim, usually gold or silver, used in military or police uniforms, drapery, etc. [trim called galloon]
Friezer: friezed [embroidered] cloth with gold/silver trim
Fuller: fulled [cleaned] cloth for spinning or weaving
Fustian cutter: lifted/cut thread to make corduroy [old name - fustian]
Delaine worker: made light all-wool cloth of plain weave,; often printed
Dexter: dyer
Doffer: replaced yarn bobbins
Draper: dealer in fabrics
Brogger: wool merchant
Carder: combed wool or cotton

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