Handloom sentence example
- Most were handloom weavers who would make bedspreads from morning til night in the cellar to be sold onto Bolton people.
- The extent to which village industries still survive is shown by the fact that according to the census of 1901 there were 5,800,000 handloom weavers in India against only 350,000 workers in cotton mills.
- A Bolton handloom weaver could earn a princely £ 1 10s a week in the mid 1790s.
- He expected the village to provide tradesmen for his Dunnichen Estate and that each family would become involved in the handloom weaving of linen.
- But now the larger part of the cotton goods used in India is manufactured in mills in that country or in England, and the handloom weavers' output is confined to the coarsest kinds of cloth, or to certain special kinds of goods, such as the turbans and " saris " of Bombay, or the muslins of Arni, Cuddapah, and Madura in Madras, and of Dacca in Bengal.Advertisement