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(Rachel Worth)  Dorset’s smocks and unmistakable ‘knob’ buttons are the most famous examples of a whole range of once flourishing textile industries.

The villages and towns involved in the various textiles and their accessories: wool, linen, silk, ribbons, lace, stockings, bonnets and buttons are dealt with.  These industries were part of the economic and social history of the county.

79 pages.  Soft covers.