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Catalog Number 1979.65.20
Object Name Recipe
Title Specifications for Body Brussels and Wilton Carpets
Description Specifications for Body Brussels & Wilton Carpets. Typed in purple lettering on a single sheet of white paper.
"Specifications / Body Brussels Carpet /
Must be full five frame, 256 pitch, all three thread, nine wires to the inch, of the best carpet worsted, evenly woven, and of the following quantities to the running yard:
20 ounces of Worsted,
5 ounces of linen,
5 ounces of cotton
3 ounces of jute.
Wilton Carpet / Must be full five frame, 256 pitch, all three thread, ten wires to the inch, of the best carpet worsted, evenly woven, and of the following quantities to the running yard:
35 ounces of worsted
8 ounces of linen
10 ounces of cotton.
The borders of both the body Brussels and Wilton carpets must contain proportionately the same relative quantities of worsted, linen, cotton and jute, as required by the specifications. The following must be woven in white letters in the back of the carpet: "U.S. Treasury Standard."
Search Terms Guelph Carpet Mills (see Guelph Carpet and Worsted Spinning Mills)
Subjects COMMERCIAL - MANUFACTURING
COMMERCIAL - CARPETS
Dimensions 22.2 x 20.2 cm. - L x W