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Francis Hinde and Sons

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1949. Norwich silks.

of St. Mary's and Mile Cross Silk Mills, Norwich, Norfolk and Oulton Silk Mills, Lowestoft, Suffolk. Sales Office and Showrooms at Great Titchfield Street, London, W1

  • 1947 British Industries Fair Advert for Norwich Fabrics of Silk, Rayon and Nylon. Specialities: Crepe de Chines; Georgettes; Satins; Morocains; Chiffons; Taffetas; Moss Crepes; Suede Crepes; Satin Romaines; Cloths for Oiling and Insulating Purposes. Also hand woven fabrics for ties, scarves and dressing gowns. (Textiles Section - Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand No. 102) [1]
  • 1948 The Story of Norwich Silks - being a short account of the manufacture of silks by Francis Hinde and Sons Ltd from 1810 to the present time. Published in-house. [2]
  • 1954 Patent - Improvements in automatic weft breakage stop motions for shuttleless weaving looms. [3]
  • 1954 Patent - Improvements in automatic warp breakage stop motion devices for weaving looms. [4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 148; and p136
  2. [1] Oriental Rug Web Library
  3. [2] Wikipatents
  4. [3] Wikipatents