The Fabric of Their Lives: Textiles

/The Fabric of Their Lives: Textiles

The Fabric of Their Lives: Textiles

When:
May 13, 2017 all-day
2017-05-13T00:00:00-04:00
2017-05-14T00:00:00-04:00
Where:
Old Economy Village
270 16th Street
Ambridge, PA 15003
USA
Cost:
$10 adults (12-64); $9 seniors (65+); $6 children (3-11); free for FOEV Members and Ambridge Borough Pass Holders
Contact:
David Miller
724-266-4500, ext. 110

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See the process of making textiles.  The Harmonists were known worldwide for their quality cloth.  They crossbred merino sheep from Spain with local sheep.  The Harmony Society purchased cotton from the south and raised silk worms to make silk fabrics.  The cotton and woolen mills closed about 1845, and the silk mill closed about 1855.

 

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