Glove in production - stage 1

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.
Object no :
DMTX015n
Creator :
J & D McGeorge Ltd
Place of Production :
J & D McGeorge Ltd, Irongray Road, Dumfries
Dimensions :
length 160mm, width 100mm
Materials :
wool
Location :
NA
Related site :
Accession number :
DUMFM:1991.33.1
Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
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