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Bradford Fabrics Bunting
Date: early 20th-mid 20th Century
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Dimensions: 68 x 50 cm (26 3/4 x 19 11/16 in.)
Medium: card, worsted
Made in: Britain, Leeds
Description: Cream museum exhibit card from the Department of Colour Chemistry, displaying seven annotated samples of dyed worsted for bunting. Samples are glued to apertures, some attached with tape. Worsted warp and weft bunting, in different stages of preparation. 1. loom state; 2. crabbed, scoured; 3. dyed with acid dyes (red); 4. finished (red); 5 - 7. 'Types of shades of good light fastness'. (yellow, green, dark blue) 'Used for all kids of flags and decorative purposes'. Exhibit card from original box entitled '(1) West of England Cloths (2) Miscellaneous'
Inv. No.: 2011.107

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