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Jute/tools

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Image of Knife with decorative handle DUNIH 2018.25
DUNIH 2018.25
Knife, with decorative handle and curved blade. Thought to be associated with the jute industry poss..
Image of Reed Angle Gauge DUNIH 2018.10.3
DUNIH 2018.10.3
Gauge, Shuttle Angle Gauge set at 88 degrees, this tool ensured than the shuttle angles were correct..
Image of Reed Angle Gauge DUNIH 2018.10.2
DUNIH 2018.10.2
Gauge, Reed Angle Gauge set at 88 degrees, this tool ensured than the reed shuttle angles were corre..
Image of Red bar screwdriver DUNIH 2018.10.1
DUNIH 2018.10.1
Screwdriver, Red bar screwdriver used for tightening up the screws at the front of the loom. Part of..
Image of Circular Slide Rule by Fowler and Company DUNIH 2018.3
DUNIH 2018.3
Slide Rule, Circular in the shape of a pocket watch, made by Fowler Calculations Company, Ltd., Manc..
Image of Instruction Booklet for Moisture Meter DUNIH 2017.39.3
DUNIH 2017.39.3
Instruction booklet for use of the Moisture Meter, used in the quality control process of the raw ju..
Image of Probe related to Moisture Meter DUNIH 2017.39.2
DUNIH 2017.39.2
Probe related to Moisture Meter used in the quality control process of the raw jute. Separate probe ..
Image of Moisture meter for Jute bales and rolls DUNIH 2017.39.1
DUNIH 2017.39.1
Moisture Meter used in the quality control process of the raw jute. Bears metal casing with handles ..
Image of Porter Gauge DUNIH 2017.30
DUNIH 2017.30
Porter Gauge, stainless steel tool used by tenters in the jute industry to test the quality of the m..
Image of 'Tools of the Trade' by Elaine Fraser DUNIH 2017.11
DUNIH 2017.11
Print, 'Tools of the Trade' by textile artist Elaine Fraser. Mounted and framed this piece w..
Image of Shott Gauge DUNIH 2016.32.3
DUNIH 2016.32.3
Shott gauge, brass and steel with two hinged sides; one with crossed shaped hole, the other one with..
Image of Shott Gauge DUNIH 2016.32.2
DUNIH 2016.32.2
Shott gauge, brass and steel with two hinged sides; one with crossed shaped hole, the other one with..
Image of Shott Gauge DUNIH 2016.32.1
DUNIH 2016.32.1
Shott gauge, brass circular base with glass top, attached a hinged arm with circular magnifying lens..
Image of Sulzer Yarn Shuttle DUNIH 2016.29.2
DUNIH 2016.29.2
Shuttle, Sulzer yarn shuttle. A development in the shuttle making it much more effective than the bo..
Image of Sulzer Training Device DUNIH 2016.29.1
DUNIH 2016.29.1
Training device devised for learning how to use Sulzer projectile weaving loom. This is a replica of..
Image of Small Weavers Shears DUNIH 2016.20.5
DUNIH 2016.20.5
Shears, small weavers shears used to cut cloth...
Image of Jute Knife with Wooden Handle and Folding blade DUNIH 2016.17
DUNIH 2016.17
Knife, jute knife made by John Petty and Sons Sheffield. Wooden handle with folding blade. Used for ..
Image of Measuring Device DUNIH 2016.15
DUNIH 2016.15
Measuring device for textile machinery unknown use or name. Metal faceted case with dial front. Larg..
Image of Drill DUNIH 2015.86
DUNIH 2015.86
Drill: vertical drill and stand driven by seared belt system with power taken from. This drill, orig..
Image of Sharpening stone DUNIH 2015.85
DUNIH 2015.85
Sharpening stone: circular stone mounted in cast metal stand. Made from limestone grit, this would h..
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