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Professor Whittier (left) inspects a carpet loom by Bigelow Sanford, N.C.

Item information

Title:
Professor Whittier (left) inspects a carpet loom by Bigelow Sanford, N.C.
Topics:
Textiles
Subjects:
Looms
Carpets
Weaving
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph); 8 x 10 in.
Item identifier:
0019085
Created Date:
circa to
Description:
The velvet carpet loom, shown above, has been installed in the School of Textiles at North Carolina State College and will enable the School to strengthen its instructional program in weaving. The complex loom is said to be the first such machine to be owned by any college or university in the United States. Inspecting the loom following its installation are Professor Benjamin L. Whittier, left, head of the Department of Fabric Development and Construction in the State College School of Textiles, and Samuel Green of Thompsonville, Conn., weave room supervisor of the Bigelow-Sanford Carpet Company,Inc., donor of the loom.
Genre:
Identification photographs
Names:


Location:
North Carolina
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs