Description: Cream museum exhibit card from the Department of Colour Chemistry, displaying 7 annotated samples showing the stages of preparation of billiard cloth, with a 3 month period of manufacture from wool blending. Samples are glued to apertures.
1. Cloth in the grease;
4. Carbonised, crabbed, raised and potted;
5. Brushed, steamed, cropped, raised, potted, dried, brushed, steamed and cropped;
6. Potted 4 to 6 times and tentered;
7. Brushed, steamed, cropped, dyed, tentered, brushed, steamed, cropped, hydraulic pressed hot, perched and rolled.
Exhibit card from original box entitled
'(1) West of England Cloths (2) Miscellaneous'