In the Doldrums 1810 - 1850
Various objects from this early period of the knitwear industry.
The need for cheaper garments and lower wages led to riots and rebellions among workers resulting in the forming of the first knitting Trade Unions.
Woman's indoor cap.Find out more
Knitted women's gloves.Find out more
Women's socks with decorative lacing.Find out more
Men's silk socks.Find out more
Made of very fine silk.Find out more
Trimming cut from an evening dress.Find out more