The Linen Trade, Ancient and Modern

The Linen Trade, Ancient and Modern : Ancient and Modern

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First Published in 1967. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa more

Product details

  • Paperback | 764 pages
  • 129 x 198mm | 1,406g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138979856
  • 9781138979857

Table of contents

Part 1 The raw material: flax culture; hemp culture; jute culture; sunn culture; various fibres. Part 2 Ancient linen: Bible linen; Egyptian linen; Phoenician linen; Carthagenian and Babylonian linen; Colchican linen; Grecian linen; Roman linen. Part 3 The linen manufactures of the olden time. Part 4 Modern linen: continental linen - Italian linen, Spanish linen, German linen, Austrian linen, Dutch linen, Belgian linen, French linen, Russian linen, various countries; the United Kingdom -English linen, Irish linen, Scotch linen, United Kingdom. Part 5 Manufacturing operations: flax-spinning; linen weaving; linen bleaching; more