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silk-yarn pulleys


A row of silk-yarn reels put the yarn on yarn-pulleys.


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WHITCHURCH SILK MILL was built on the River Test in Hampshire in 1800, during the reign of King George III. Silk has been woven here since the 1820/1830s.

Now a working museum open to the public, the mill produces high quality silks to order for theatrical costume, interior designers and historic houses.

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Taken on September 1, 2009