Story: Agricultural processing industries

Women’s woollen clothing

Women’s woollen clothing

This women’s clothing is being displayed in the showroom of the Kaiapoi Woollen Company in Canterbury, in 1908. Many woollen mills made clothes as well as producing cloth and other woollen products such as blankets.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Steffano Webb Collection (PAColl-3061)
Reference: 1/1-009174; G
Photograph by Steffano Francis Webb

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Jane Tolerton, 'Agricultural processing industries - Wool processing in the 19th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 January 2022)

Story by Jane Tolerton, published 11 Mar 2010