(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.