Boom Time and Heyday 1860 - 1960
Objects from this period of the knitwear industry. The objects are categorised as listed below because there is a large number of them to display.
Between 1840 and 1860 Britain experienced a period of rapid economical growth. The rail network in Britain expanded to around 10,000 miles of track meaning goods could be transported across the country within a matter of hours. Opportunities for business opened up and the economy boomed.
Various socks and stockings from this period.Find out more
Various bathing suits and under garments from this period.Find out more
Various jumpers, cardigans and pullovers from this period.Find out more
Various children's clothes, smart clothes and accessories from this period.Find out more
From this period, 1860 - 1960.Find out more
Various knitting related objects from this period.Find out more
A selection of print adverts and publicity items from the period.Find out more
Various objects of knitting ephemera from this period.Find out more
For decorative embroidery.Find out more