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

Distributor:
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:
1960