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No textiles have survived.
The imports are chiefly textiles, metals and hardware, and gin.
The city's manufactures idclude cotton, woollen and silk textiles, cigars and cigarettes, and dulces, or sweetmeats, Morelia being noted throughout Mexico for the latter, particularly for a variety called Guayabate.
The study of Indian textiles includes an account of their fibres, tools, processes, products, ornaments and uses.
The uses to which the textiles were put were for clothing, furniture for the house, utensils for a thousand industries, fine arts, social functions and worship.Advertisement
The imports consist principally of coal, salt, grain and flour, groceries, textiles, wood, and mineral oils.
Strabo mentions linen-weaving as an ancient industry of Panopolis, and it is not altogether a coincidence that the cemetery of Akhmim is one of the chief sources of the beautiful textiles of Roman and Coptic age that are brought from Egypt.
In addition to the native stuffs, an immense quantity of costly Oriental carpets, wall-hangings and other textiles was imported into Venice, partly for its own use, and partly for export throughout western Europe.
Part of this commerce (textiles, sugar, tobacco, steel goods) is conveyed by sea to the Pacific ports.
Textiles, largely cotton goods, hardware, mining and agricultural machinery, tobacco and foodstuffs form the bulk of the imports.Advertisement
The staple productions are machinery, railway engines and carriages, steel, tin and bronze wares, pottery, bent and carved wood furniture, textiles and chemicals.
The castle of the Hohenzollerns crowns a high rock above the river, and contains a collection of pictures, an exceptionally interesting museum (textiles, enamels, metal-work, &c.), an armoury and a library.
Coal, textiles and iron and steel goods figure prominently amongst the imports, and emery, leather, lemons, sponges, flour, valonia and iron ore amongst the exports.
The imports are chiefly articles of food, textiles, and metals and hardware.
In the manufacture of textiles the United States holds the second place, after Great Britain; decidedly second in cottons, a close competitor with Great Britain and France in woollens, and with France in silks.Advertisement
She stopped to admire the colors of a fruit pyramid and the textures of textiles.
Men and women worked over large cauldrons of food in one building while young men and women focused on making blankets, clothes, and other textiles in another.
In the Black Sea they exploited the shores of Pontus and Scythia, whose products they exchanged for textiles spun from the wool of their own country.
The chief articles of import are apparel and textiles, machinery and hardware, stimulants, narcotics, explosives, bags and sacks, books and paper, oils and tea.
The greatest development was between 1900 and 1905; the total value of textiles in the former year was $5,407,217 (woollen goods, $2,572,646; hosiery and knit goods, $1,834,685; cotton goods, $999,886) and in the latter was $7,773, 612 (woollen goods, $4,698,405; hosiery and knit goods, $1,988,685; and cotton goods, $1,086,522).Advertisement
Cereals are imported from the Black Sea and Danube ports, ready-made clothing from Austria and Germany, articles of luxury from Austria and France, and cotton textiles from England.
The imports, which consist chiefly of machinery, fruits (dried and fresh), wie, oil and textiles, do not much exceed half a million sterling annually.
Venice became very celebrated in the 15th century for textiles.
On occasions of festivals or pageants the balconies, the bridges, the boats, and even the facades of the houses, were hung with rich Eastern carpets or patterned textiles in gold and coloured silk.
The great bulk of the imports are textiles.Advertisement
The exports of greatest value are textiles, lace, coal, coke, briquettes, glass, machinery, railway material and fire arms.
The principal industrial centres are Lodz (textiles), Warsaw (sugar, leather and miscellaneous) and Bendzin - Sosnowice - Dombrowa, in Piotrkow (mining).
It has manufactures of textiles, besides breweries, distilleries and tanneries, and an active trade in corn and timber.
The principal articles imported are textiles, hardware, wines, rice, flour, canned goods and general provisions; the exports are yerba mate, hides, hair, dried meat; wood, oranges, tobacco.
Saxony is predominant in the production of textiles, though Silesia and Westphalia manufacture linen.
Aussig has important industries in chemicals, textiles, glass and boatbuilding, and carries on an active trade in coal from the neighbouring mines, stone and stoneware, corn, fruit and wood.
A cuttingout knife, for slicing through textiles, began double-edged (26) in the 1st Dynasty, and went through many single-edged forms (27-29) until it died out in the XXth Dynasty (Man, 1901, 123).
It exports timber, grain, salt and petroleum; importing coal, iron and textiles.
The principal exports are cattle and dairy produce, grain, lamb and goat skins, and cloth (shayak); the imports include coal, iron and machinery, textiles, petroleum and chemicals.
The salt is used as a mordant in dyeing and calico printing, and also for making textiles non-inflammable.
These include weaving and dyeing, the manufacture of linen, plush and other textiles and brewing.
When the commerce of New England was interrupted as a consequence of the Napoleonic wars, the abundance of water power afforded by the rivers encouraged manufacturing, and the region rapidly acquired prominence in this industry, especially in the manufacture of textiles, of boots and shoes, and of paper and wood pulp; in 1905 the value of the textile products of New England (excluding flax, hemp and jute) alone was $522,821,440 (more than 45% of that of the entire country), the value of boots and shoes was $181,023,946 (more than 55% of the total for the entire country), the value of paper and wood pulp was $49,813,133 (more than one-quarter of that of the entire country), and the value of all factory products amounted to $2,025,998,437 (nearly one-seventh of the total for the entire country).
The manufacturing industries (wood-products, metallurgy, machinery, textiles, paper and leather) are of modern development, but the aggregate production approaches one and a half millions sterling in value.
They have been restricted principally to articles of necessity - food preparations, beverages, textiles and wearing apparel, leather and leatherwork, woodwork, pottery, chemicals, ironware, &c. In earlier days, when Chile had less competition in the production of wheat, flour mills were to be found everywhere in the wheat-producing provinces, and flour was one of the leading exports.
The manufacture of textiles is carried on at Santiago and El Tome, and numerous small factories are devoted to clothing of various descriptions.
The imports are chiefly textiles, food and spirits.
The imports are of a general nature, textiles and food-stuffs being the most important.
The Methuen Treaty of 1703 prevented the establishment of some manufacturing industries in Portugal by securing a monopoly for British textiles, and it was only after 1892 that Portuguese cotton-spinning and weaving were fostered by heavy protective duties.
Germany and the United States rank respectively second and third among the countries which export to Portugal; Spain, which buys bullocks and pigs, Brazil, which buys wine, and the Portuguese colonies, which buy textiles, are among the chief purchasers of Portuguese products.
Its most far-reaching provisions were those which admitted Portuguese wines to the British market at a lower rate of duty than was imposed upon French and German wines, in return for a corresponding preference to English textiles.
Its most important manufactures are tobacco, machinery, iron, furniture, textiles and milling.
Port Elizabeth has a large import trade, chiefly in textiles, machinery, hardware, apparel and provisions, supplying to a considerable extent the markets of Kimberley, Rhodesia, the Orange Free State and the Transvaal.
They comprise especially gold work, vases exported from Athens, textiles and specimens of carpentry and marquetry.
It is a great industrial centre, especially for textiles.
The textile industries taken together are the most important of the manufacturing industries, having a greater output (in 1900, $81,910,850; in 1905, $96,060,407), employing more labourers and capital, and paying more wages than any other group. Among the various textiles silk takes the first place, the value of the factory product in 1900 being $39,966,662, and in 1905, $42,862,907.
In 1900 the value of the silk output was 48.8% of the total value of the textiles, and silk manufacturing was more important than any other industry (textile or not); in 1905, however, owing to the great progress in other industries, silk had dropped to fourth place, but still contributed 44.6% of the value of the textiles.
From 1900 to 1905 the value of the worsted goods increased from $6,823,721 to $11,925,126, or 74.8%, the greatest gain made by any of the textiles.
In dyeing and finishing textiles New Jersey was first among the states of the Union in 1900 (value, $10,488,963, being 23.3% of the total for the country) and in 1905 (value, $11,979,947, being 23.6% of the total for the country); Paterson is the centre of this industry in New Jersey.
The principal imports are textiles and clothing, foods and drinks, machinery and metals, steamers and arms and ammunition.
A considerable trade is carried on with Russia; raw cotton, raw silk, tobacco, hides, sheepskins, fruit and cotton and leather goods are exported, and manufactured wares, textiles, tea and sugar are imported and in part re-exported to Kashgaria and Bokhara.
The principal imports are metals and machinery (£5,510,000 in 1908), textiles, silk, wool, hair and hides.
During the early centuries of the Christian era, and long before that, it was an important and flourishing place, the capital of a kingdom to which the Chinese sent embassies, and famous for its glass-wares, copper tankards and textiles.
The imports include wheat flour, rice, barley, prepared foods, sugar, coal, kerosene, beer, wines and liquors, railway equipment, machinery and general hardware, fence wire, cotton and other textiles, drugs, lumber, cement, paper, &c., while the exports comprise coffee, bananas, hides and skins, tobacco, precious metals, rubber, cabinet woods, divi-divi, dye-woods, vegetable ivory, Panama hats, orchids, vanilla, &c.
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The chief imports are textiles, food stuffs, wines and whisky, timber, hardware and machinery.
In 1908 the country's imports were valued at $7,806,811 (vegetable products, $1,879,297; agricultural products, $1,258,900; textiles, $1,187,802; mineral products, $788,069; and wines and liquors, $675,703; the textiles mainly from Great Britain, all other imports largely from the United States); and the exports were valued at $1,757,135 (including vegetable products, mostly bananas, $ 1, 539,395, animal products, $135,207, and mineral products, $79,620), of which $1,587,217 was the value of goods shipped to the United States, $113,038 of goods to Great Britain, and $34,495 to Germany.
The state supports wholly or in part, the university of South Carolina (before 1906 South Carolina College), established at Columbia in 1801; the South Carolina Military Academy (locally called " The Citadel ") established at Charleston in 1845, Clemson Agricultural College (1889), at Clemson, Oconee county, with departments of agriculture, chemistry, mechanics and electricity, textiles and military, and academic and preparatory courses; Winthrop Normal and Industrial College for Girls (1895) at Rock Hill, and the Coloured Normal, Industrial, Agricultural and Mechanical College (1896) at Orangeburg.
The imports include textiles, iron, coal, wine and colonial products; with machinery and other finished articles.
The principal imports include grain, dried fish and other food-stuffs; livestock and animal products; machinery, vehicles and ships; stone, minerals, glass and pottery; drugs and chemical products; textiles and raw cotton.
Alexandretta is still the main port for the Aleppo district, to which a good chaussee leads over the Beilan Pass, and it has a considerable export trade in tobacco, silk, cereals, liquorice, textiles.
The imports consist principally of textiles, iron goods, sugar, tobacco, flour, coffee and chemicals.
Between 1890 and 1900 Connecticut's products in dyeing and finishing of textiles, industries which have as yet not developed in the South, increased 21 7.3% from $7 1 5,3 88 in 1890 to $2,269,967 in 1900; in 1905 their value was $2,215,314.
It has an active trade in petroleum, salt, metals, timber, cereals, fruit, wine, spirits, preserved meat, textiles, clothing, leather, cardboard and cigarette paper.
Previously the mart represented only fashion apparel, accessories and textiles.
All items will be for sale and include ceramics, textiles, photography and jewelry.
By recovering textiles, merchants are reducing the demand for virgin resources.
This book portrays examples of indigenous handicrafts, including textiles, water dippers, lacquer-ware, jewellry, furniture and wood carvings.
He is also very domesticated with great skill in cooking and textiles!
The campers explored the ways to dye textiles using the demonstration dyeing machines and produced their own tie-dyed t-shirts using reactive dyes.
The textiles that are not usable are recycled into a variety of products such as mattress fillings and bank notes.
We specialize in tea towels, kitchen textiles, paper, ceramic and melamine giftware featuring your own artwork or a design.. .
Many of the white washed inland towns promote locally made handicrafts, textiles, & foodstuffs.
More on Conran Fabrics Craft Textiles The 1960s was an era of revival for many handicrafts, including textile making.
Dr. Kevin Myers updated us on the ink jet printing of textiles.
Light industry produces knitwear, blankets, textiles and paint.
Eliminating the trade barriers of developed countries in manufactures, particularly labor-intensive manufactures such as textiles and clothing.
Textiles were also tangible standards of value that were used as currency, as payment of taxes, and as symbols of imperial patronage.
Freddie now works with knitted textiles, finding this a powerful medium for self-expression and communication because of the cultural preconceptions surrounding the area.
Textiles are also inherently prone to decay and under unfavorable environmental conditions will deteriorate with disturbing rapidity.
Textiles These contain sodium hydroxide, acids and dyes which have severe inhibiting effects on treatment.
The wearing of more elaborate textiles may indicate increased wealth or advanced social standing.
If you plan to do textiles you could use swatches of fabric or a sewing machine.
Taking inspiration from flowers and plants, Annie Garnett produced some beautiful hand embroidered textiles, as well as experimenting to produce luxurious threads.
The project will develop learning and teaching packages and provide content in the area of printed and woven textiles.
Her practice is within the field of knitted textiles, which she finds a powerful medium of self-expression.
The exhibition focuses on the richness and variety of surface decorated textiles as well as pieces produced on looms, mainly from Pakistan.
Some new compositions of significant colors were also discovered, which had not been reported previously in Coptic textiles.
Will attack furs, carpets and all kinds of woolen textiles.
You must have a degree qualification in printed textiles or related degree, with at least 3 years experience in industry.
Gala is the studio collection of special, limited edition pieces often embroidered or beaded and inspired by antique textiles.
The Studio offers a limited commercial service for the wet cleaning of large, fragile textiles.
Mumbai is one of the most important centers in India for the production of cotton textiles.
You can put clean clothes, linen, rags, towels and other household textiles in the banks.
Before Foot and Mouth, events were often themed round the cattle and sheep, with the sheep being a particular focus for textiles.
Tin (68%) and opium (27.8%) are the principal exports, and textiles (71%), mostly cottons, and tobacco (4%) are the chief imports.
If a less arbitrary classification be followed the principal manufacturing industries would be stone manufacture and textiles.
Other sources of revenue are stamp taxes on business transactions, domestic consumption taxes (usually payable in stamps) on manufactured tobaccos, beverages, boots and shoes, textiles, matches, salt, preserved foods, hats, pharmaceutical preparations, perfumeries, candles, vinegar, walking sticks and playing cards, and taxes on lotteries, passenger tickets, salaries and dividends of joint-stock companies.
According to a British consular report for 1904 there were 153 manufacturing establishments in the city producing cotton, linen and silk textiles, leather, boots and shoes, alcohol and alcoholic beverages, beer, flour, conserves and candied fruits, cigars and cigarettes, Italian pastes, chocolate, starch, hats, oils, ice, furniture, pianos and other musical instruments, matches, beds, candles, chemicals, iron and steel, printing-type, paint and varnish, glass, looking-glass, cement and artificial stone, earthenware, bricks and tiles, soap, cardboard, papier mache, cartridges and explosives, white lead, perfumery, carriages and wagons, and corks.
The textiles and the pottery can only be mentioned; their quality and endless varieties astonish the technologist.
Shipbuilding is carried on at Las Palmas; and the minor industries include the manufacture of cloth, drawn-linen (calado) work, silk, baskets, hats, &c. A group of Indian merchants, who employ coolie labour, produce silken, jute and cotton goods, Oriental embroideries, wrought silver, brass-ware, porcelain, carved sandal-wood, &c. The United Kingdom heads the import trade in coal, textiles, hardware, iron, soap, candles and colonial products.
Sound waste management practice by textiles manufacturing companies can significantly reduce operating costs.
Organic textiles natural terry cloth, gentle to the skin for relaxing moments !
A vibrant pure viscose yarn in royal blue only, ideal for embroidery, braid making & many other textiles.
Native American symbols and motifs are often found incorporated in various furniture, especially hand-carved wood pieces and textiles such as fabric chairs, sofas and rugs.
Think about the mattress - Before you start tweaking the plans to add a few extra inches here and there, consider the fact that the textiles, like sheets, blankets, and the mattress pad will probably have to be standard manufactured goods.
The fiber is also being developed into a thin yarn that is used to weave and knit fine textiles and fabrics.
It is said that sometime between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the hand-block printing industry, which originated in Sanganer, a town outside of Jaipur, began exporting these intricate and beautiful textiles to Europe in bulk.
Most textiles require several hand blocks for different parts of the fabric, for example, the border and main prints of a tablecloth, different colors, and so on.
This design style is casually elegant with a compliment of sturdy, practical furniture, colorful textiles and useful rather than fanciful accents.
Pair them with rich, deep wall colors, heavy textiles and lots of varying texture in rugs, draperies and throw pillows.
Two economical sources of beautiful textiles include fabric shower curtains and bed linens.
These ingenious textiles are designed to cover or partially cover furniture to create texture, interest and color, or even just to offer a protective barrier where children and animals use the furniture too.
This favorite design theme for kitchens is enjoying a new life in textiles, especially area rugs.
The Aztecs used geometric patterns in their artwork and textiles.
Organic might be something you're accustomed to being concerned with when you're buying fruit and vegetables, but stop to consider how the same principles might apply to fabrics used in home textiles.
From cotton to silk, wool, bamboo and more, the way that the natural materials used in home décor and textiles are grown can have a tremendous impact on the health of your family and the health of the world.
Much like organic food, organic home textiles are produced using materials that have been grown free of pesticides using sustainable farming and harvesting processes.
Organic textiles for bathrooms include towels and spa robes.
The style of bed you choose, its size and the textiles you decorate it with will set the tone for the entire room.
The ultra modern movement of the 1960s saw the recreation of art into textiles, especially the home décor.
The advances in textiles merged with technology over the last few decades have allowed quite a few specialty and novelty laces to be created.
Chances are most households have at least a few textiles made of Supima cotton.
These 1960s styles brought loud, colorful prints into theupholstery and textiles industries.
Non-leather jackets feature textiles like denim, high-density ballistic nylon, and Tri-Tex, which is a breathable, waterproof fabric.
On the other hand, these textiles are relatively inexpensive and a good choice for those on extremely tight budgets.
These textiles make a thin sock that fits the foot like a glove and glides smoothly into any type of footwear.
Many textiles used in the production of clothes can be created organically.
A natural textile made from the pulp of bamboo grass, bamboo is the ultimate sustainable source for textiles.
Wearing and using organic textiles, like undergarments, nightwear, carpeting, floor covering, and bed linens, can help you keep your family safer and possibly healthier.
Textiles - Blankets, duvets, and pillows are designed to keep your child comfortable while also stimulating his or her senses with color and texture.
While these are some of the more popular raincoat textiles, the garment industry is constantly producing new high-tech fabrics, so keep your options open when shopping for your coat.
There are many types of textiles used to create knit dresses.
Formal wear for plus size women is typically manufactured from dressy textiles with excellent drape and dyeability.
Coarse cotton textiles and plain colors were the only options available for those Greek and Roman tunics.
Slips are the perfect choice for additional modesty under sheer or form-fitting fabrics, and while a wide variety of textiles can be used in their manufacture, rayon, nylon and silk are most commonly used.
Furthermore, while raincoats are constructed from waterproof or water-resistant fabrics, trenches are made from a vast array of fabrics ranging from wool and wool blends to shiny, metallic textiles.
The beauty of wearing clothing constructed of stretchy textiles, particularly for full-figured women, is that it moves with the body and caresses every curve to create a sensual, sexy look without clingingto unsightly bulges.
These textiles offer the luxurious look and feel of formal wear without adding to the price.
Designers use these textiles either singly or in blends for warm weather garments because as a group, they are lightweight and allow air to circulate easily, which makes them feel cool and comfortable.
Lessons focus not only on painting and drawing but also dramatic arts, textiles and a number on non-traditional art media.
De Young Museum - This museum, opened in 1895, houses a diverse collection of anthropological exhibits, particularly those featuring Central and South American cultures and a collection of American decorative arts and textiles.
Are you ready to revitalize your wardrobe or add some life to ordinary household textiles?
All these fabrics have a natural patina and are great stand-alone textiles, but they can also be combined for an even greater impact.
Do not make the mistake of using an electric shaver designed for use as a leg or face razor on clothing or other textiles.
You also should not attempt to shave silk or any antique textiles.
Additional material choices fro Sak handbags include leather, suede, rattan, straw, Canvas, wood bead, integrated textiles, and more.
In the Western Couture line, hand-painted python is used on a half-boot, and full cowboy boots are available in leopard print and a range of textiles, among many others.
Later, in the early Renaissance times, the cathedral was used as a kind of central market, with vendors selling textiles, food, ironware, and even animals -- everything except wine, which was banned.
In addition to the traditional resort offering, look for good prices and selections of silver jewelry and giftware, leather items, and Mexican textiles and colorful crafts.
Bamboo Textiles is a wholesale fabric distributor.
Wild Red Studio Art Quilts Life Among the Textiles, written by Denise Aumick, showcases her beautiful painted and dyed quilts.
The fiberous layer under the mesocarp is called the coir, and this fiber can be used to make everything from ropes to textiles.
Wittman Textiles carries a wide variety of flannel gowns with a fun selection of prints and patterns.
New technologies in textiles means that the new nylon fabric used to make these underwear is soft, allows your skin to breathe and is very lightweight.
What better way to save space in the landfill that would otherwise be consumed by perfectly good textiles than by giving to those who have less?
To help other women in need who cannot purchase their own bras for whatever reason and to keep perfectly good textiles out of the landfills.
In a country so devoted to the art of beautiful textiles, this is hardly surprising.
Natural cotton is vegetable fiber used for producing textiles.
Cotton textiles are comfortable, durable and require little care--only regular laundering.
Wittmann Textiles has over 60 years of experience in the garment manufacturing industry.
While satin has it in spades when it comes to comfort, it is not as durable as other textiles.
With regard to the imports into Russia-they consist mainly of raw materials and machinery for the manufactures, and of provisions, the principal items being raw cotton, 17% of the aggregate; machinery and metal goods, 13%; tea, 5%; mineral ores, 5%; gums and resins, 4%; wool and woollen yarns, 32%; textiles, 3%; fish, 3%; with leather and hides, chemicals, silks, wine and spirits, colours, fruits, coffee, tobacco and rice.
Imports in 1904 were valued at £549, 66 5, including agricultural products (mainly flour and corn), value £162,535, and textiles, £129,349.
During recent years a considerable quantity of cotton has been exported, but more than a compensating amount of raw cotton, yarns and textiles, is imported.
Imports are coal, textiles, salt, grain and flour.
The principal imports are manufactured cotton goods and other textiles, machinery, timber and coal.
The leading articles of export are sugar, tobacco and fruit products; of import, textiles, foodstuffs, lumber and wood products, and machinery.
Callias And Hipponicus The exports from Callao are guano, sugar, cotton, wool, hides, silver, copper, gold and forest products, and the imports include timber and other building materials, cotton and other textiles, general merchandise for personal, household and industrial uses, railway material, coal, kerosene, wheat, flour and other food stuffs.
It has a Roman Catholic and two Evangelical churches, a modern school and a technical (textiles) school.
The principal centre for the remainder (textiles and petroleum), conveyed by land, is Kiakhta on the Mongolian frontier.
Through it passed the silks of Bambyce, called bombazines, the light textiles of Mosul (mosulines - muslins) and many other commodities for the wealthy and luxurious.
The manufacture of textiles is the most important industry; in 1905 the city produced worsteds valued at $30,926,964 and cotton goods worth $5,745,611, the worsted product being greater than that of any other American city.
Machinery, provisions, largely in the form of tinned and otherwise preserved food, and liquors, clothing, textiles and hardware, chemicals and dynamite, iron and steel work and timber, and jewelry are the chief items in the imports.
The manufacturing industries of Peru are confined chiefly to the treatment of agricultural and mineral products - the manufacture of sugar and rum from sugar cane, textiles from cotton and wool, wine and spirits from grapes, cigars and cigarettes from tobacco, chocolate from cacao, kerosene and benzine from crude petroleum, cocaine from coca, and refined metals from their ores.
Rhode Island ranked first in 1900 ($13,229,313) and in 1905 ($ 1 443 1, 75 6) among the states of the United States in the value of jewelry, which was fourth in the value of the state's manufactures; second in worsted goods (1900, $33,34 1, 3 2 9; 1905, $44,477,59 6), which were first in value in the state's manufactures; and third in dyeing and finishing textiles (1900, 88,484,878; 1905, $9,981,457), which ranked fifth among the state's manufactures; in the value of cotton goods (second in rank in the state) it fell from the fourth rank in 1900 ($24,056,175) to fifth rank in 1905 ($30,628,843), when the value of Rhode Island's product was less than that of Georgia.
Zeitz has manufactures of cloth, cottons and other textiles, machinery, wax-cloth, musical instruments, vinegar, cigars, &c.; and wood-carving, dyeing and calico-printing are carried on.
In textiles - cottons, worsteds, woollens and carpets - in boots and shoes, in rubber foot-wear, in fine writing paper, and in other minor products, it is the leading state of the country.
The textile industries (the making of carpets and rugs, cotton goods, cotton smallwares, dyeing and finishing textiles, felt goods, felt hats, hosiery and knit goods, shoddy, silk and silk goods, woollen goods, and worsted goods), employed 32.5% of all manufacturing wage earners in 1905, and their product ($271,369,816) was 24.1% of the total, and of this nearly one-half ($129,171,449) was in cotton goods, being 28.9% of the total output of the country, as compared with I I% for South Carolina, the nearest competitor of Massachusetts.
In the suburbs, oils, chemicals, cigarettes and bricks are made at Tacuba; cotton textiles at Contreras, San Angel and Tlalpam; paper and boots at Tacubaya, and bricks at Mixcoac and Coyoacan.
Zootechnic products include food, clothing, ornaments, habitations, weapons, industrial tools, textiles, money, &c.
Edible plants, and those for dyes and medicines, were on their lists, as well as wood for tools, utensils and weapons, and fibres for textiles.
These mythological ideas and symbols of the American aborigines were woven in their textiles, painted on their robes and furniture, burned into their pottery, drawn in sand mosaics on deserts, and perpetuated in the only sculptures.
Beyond Colombia are Ecuador and Peru, where, in the widening of the continent, architecture, stone-working, pottery, metallurgy, textiles are again exalted.
The quality and varieties of textiles and pottery astonish the collector.
On other textiles, particularly on silks and linens, similar advances were made.
The chief manufactures are silk goods (21.6% of all in value) and other textiles, but large quantities of foundry and machine-shop products, malt liquors, flour, and planing mill products are also manufactured.
The imports largely consist of railway material, industrial machinery, cotton, woollen and linen textiles and yarns for national factories, hardware, furniture, building material, mining supplies, drugs and chemicals, wines and spirits, wheat, Indian corn, paper and military supplies and e9uipment.
In addition to these are the many small domestic industries, such as the making of straw hats, mats, baskets, pottery, ropes and rough textiles.
Textiles, and boots and shoes represented ' Gems are not sought for systematically in New Hampshire.
As compared with other states of the Union, New Hampshire in 1905 ranked fifth in the manufacture of factory-made boots and shoes, and in woollen goods, sixth in cotton goods, and seventh in paper and wood pulp, in hosiery and knit goods, and in the dyeing and finishing of textiles.
During the five years 1900 to 1904 inclusive, the average value of Guatemalan imports, which consisted chiefly of textiles, iron and machinery, sacks, provisions, flour, beer, wine and spirits, amounted to £776,000; about one-half came from the United States, and nearly one-fourth from the United Kingdom.
Its trade in timber, salt, textiles, cattle, wine and agricultural produce of all kinds is very considerable.
Both in 1905 and in 1900 the group of industries classed as of food and kindred products ranked first in the cost of materials used and the value of products; the group of iron and steel ranking first in capital and in wages paid; and textiles in the number of wage-earners employed.
The industry comprises the manufacture of coarse textiles, pasteboard, &c. Its charter as a town dates from 1298, and it was a much frequented market in the preceding century.
The imports include wheat, flour, Indian corn, jerked beef (carne secca), lard, bacon, wines and liquors, butter, cheese, conserves of all kinds, coal, cotton, woollen, linen and silk textiles, boots and shoes, earthenand glasswares, railway material, machinery, furniture, building material, including pine lumber, drugs and chemicals, and hardware.
Rio de Janeiro has manufactures of flour from imported wheat, cotton, woollen and silk textiles, boots and shoes, readymade clothing, furniture, vehicles, cigars and cigarettes, chocolate, fruit conserves, refined sugar, biscuits, macaroni, ice, beer, artificial liquors, mineral waters, soap, stearine candles, perfumery, feather flowers, printing type, &c. There are numerous machine o nd repair shops, the most important of which are the shops of the Central railway.
The permanent committee of the Paris International Congress of 1900, which was held for the purpose of unification of the numerotage of counts, unanimously decided - (a) With reference to cotton, silk and other textiles spun from fibres, that they should be based on a fixed weight and variable length, the unit being one metre to one gramme.
Silk spinning has chiefly developed in the Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cheshire and Staffordshire textiles centres.
Grain and timber form the chief articles of export; textiles, machinery, iron goods and coal being most largely imported.
In the 18th century, and early in the 19th, Norwich had a lucrative trade with the Atlantic ports and the West Indies, but later manufacturing became the most important industry; the manufactures including textiles, cutlery, firearms, paper, electrical supplies, printing presses, &c. In 1905 the factory products were valued at $6,022,391.
The import trade shows the largest totals in foodstuffs, wines and liquors, textiles and raw materials for their manufacture, wood and its manufactures, iron and its manufactures, paper and cardboard, glass and ceramic wares.
Syria, and manufactures textiles in silk, cotton and wool, carpets and leather commodities, besides being the centre of a large district growing cereals, pistachios and fruit.