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Costume, Accessories & Textiles(#51TX) 09/02/2019 10:30 AM GMT Closed

Lot 2006 of 228: C A Rickards, Bell Busk Mill, Leeds Advertising Haberdashery Display Case, with chromolithograph to the top enclosing four examples of fabrics, the lower half shows examples of raw silk and threads used at the mill, in a hinged glazed wall mounted case, 55cm by 48cm Provenance: Bell Busk Mill was built in 1794, was water powered producing cotton yarn initially, then moving onto silk weaving, this could be due to the cotton famine of the early 1860s. They produced silk threads for hand and mach

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Sold For:£700
Estimate: £150 - £250

Costume, Accessories & Textiles(#51TX)  09/02/2019 10:30 AM GMT  Closed