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Hosiery Manufacturing in Nithsdale

Glove in production - stage 1

Period:
20th Century
Description:

This first stage was produced on the Spiers Glove Circular Machine.  These machines were steam powered and produced gloves in the form of a long tube.  Originally worked by hand, these machines were rebuilt after World War II and later run by individual electric motors.

Place of Production:
J & D McGeorge Ltd, Irongray Road, Dumfries
Materials/Media:
wool
Dimensions:
length 160mm, width 100mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1991.33.1
Digital Number:
DMTX015n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council