Libraries Film Archive

You must Get the Flash Player and enable JavaScript to view this video.

If you experience problems with video playback using Firefox, please upgrade to the latest Flash Player.
Video Quality

Pioneer Spinning and Weaving [motion picture] Indiana U Audio-Visual Center

Indiana U Instructional Support Ser 1960
Brief Annotation:
Illustrates how linen, wool, and linsey-woolsey fabrics were made from material found or grown on the farm; follows the processing of flax into linen thread from harvesting to the actual spinning of the thread; pictures the shearing of sheep, the cleaning and carding of fleece, and the spinning of woolen thread; demonstrates the weaving and syeing of cloth; and discusses the uses of wool, linen, and linsey-woolsey cloth.
Publication Date: