The history of silk, cotton, linen, wool, and other fibrous substances :
including observations on spinning, dyeing, and weaving. Also an account of the pastoral life of the ancients, their social state and attainments in the domestic arts.
With appendices on Pliny's Natural history ; on the origin and manufacture of linen and cotton paper ; on felting, netting, &c.
|Main Author:||[Gilroy, Clinton G ]|
New York, Harper & brothers, 1845.
Textile fabrics /
Textile industry > Textile industry / History.
On spine : Pastoral life and manufactures of the ancients.
xxii p., 1., 464 p. :
x pl. (incl. front.) ;
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