Textile America

Textile America

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At the period of the war and for fifty years afterwards silk making was a household occupation rather than an ... Silk culture is, in one respect, a manufacture, as the changing of the filament of the cocoon into thread and skein is done by manual ... Freed from this obstacle, it progressed in long strides, and in 1842 a new tariff regulated to meet its wants was enacted. ... in hanks, reeled or otherwise, a duty of 50 cents per pound of 16 ounces; on silk umbrellas, parasols and sun shades, anbsp;...

Title:Textile America
Publisher: - 1897


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