Collection of Fabric Samples from F & M Parkinson Ltd

Made:
1910-1950
maker:
F & M Parkinson Ltd

A series natural and synthetic fabric samples bound in small card covers with decorative pictures. The booklets were used for sales purposes and would be given to prospective customers.

The collection also includes a copy of the Utility Non-Wool Apparel Cloth Book. The Utility scheme was introduced during the Second World War and continued after the War. Its purpose was to ensure that reliable cloths were made to agreed specifications.

Details

Extent:
3 linear metres
Identifier:
YA1999.10A
Subject:
Textile Industry
Access:
Access is given in accordance with the Museum of Science and Industry's access policy. Material from this collection is available to researchers through the Museum's Archive Study Area.