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Dumfries Seven Trades

Weaver's shuttle

Period:
18th Century
Description:

This weaving shuttle is a fine early example of its type. The Incorporated Trade of Weavers was one of the smallest of the trades and only had 59 members in 1791. It did not include the stocking-weavers who were an un-incorporated trade with 30 members.

Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:0214.73
Digital Number:
DMTC13a-c
Copyright:
Dumfries and Galoway Council


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