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Francis Hinde and Sons

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1949. Norwich silks.

of St. Mary's and Mile Cross Silk Mills, Norwich, Norfolk and Oulton Silk Mills, Lowestoft, Suffolk. Sales Office and Showrooms at Great Titchfield Street, London, W1

1947 British Industries Fair Advert for Norwich Fabrics of Silk, Rayon and Nylon. Specialities: Crepe de Chines; Georgettes; Satins; Morocains; Chiffons; Taffetas; Moss Crepes; Suede Crepes; Satin Romaines; Cloths for Oiling and Insulating Purposes. Also hand woven fabrics for ties, scarves and dressing gowns. (Textiles Section - Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand No. 102) [1]

1948 The Story of Norwich Silks - being a short account of the manufacture of silks by Francis Hinde and Sons Ltd from 1810 to the present time. Published in-house. [2]

1954 Patent - Improvements in automatic weft breakage stop motions for shuttleless weaving looms. [3]

1954 Patent - Improvements in automatic warp breakage stop motion devices for weaving looms. [4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 148; and p136
  2. [1] Oriental Rug Web Library
  3. [2] Wikipatents
  4. [3] Wikipatents