Remains of the models of silk machinery introduced

Made:
c. 1732 in Derby

Remains of the models of silk machinery introduced from Italy by Sir Thomas Lombe, Derby, England, c. 1732; the remains being: a reel, three spindles with bobbins and flyers and a segment of a circular frame, all half size.

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Details

Category:
Textiles Machinery
Object Number:
1857-290/3
type:
silk machinery model
credit:
Tower of London
status:
Permanent collection

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