The gild of weavers numbered 2400 members.
The Indian women are expert weavers, and their handiwork often commands high prices.
those living on capital), the weavers and the members of the 52 other gilds.
The other birds include parrots, toucans, gaudily coloured cuckoos, lories, swallows, shrikes, sun-birds, kingfishers, weavers, finches, wild pigeons and crows.
Many weavers fled to Holland and England, the duke took up his residence in the strong castle of Vilvorde, and Brussels prospered at the expense of Louvain.
Some naturalists would add the finches (Fringillidae), rightly if we assume that the Ploceidae or weavers constitute a separate family.
There were numerous trade gilds, one of the chief being that of the weavers, which received a charter from Henry II.
It is not necessary to the promotion of this manufacture that the spinners and weavers should be congregated in large towns, or united in crowded and unwholesome factories.
On the entry of the army into London in 1648, Deane superintended the seizure of treasure at the Guildhall and Weavers' Hall the day after Pride "purged" the House of Commons, and accompanied Cromwell to the consultations as to the "settlement of the Kingdom" with Lenthall and Sir Thomas Widdrington, the keeper of the great seal.
They were weavers who had been associated with Thomas Miinzer, and like him looked forward to a very radical reform of society.
For two years he acted as manager of his father's bank, and in 1830 was inducted to his first charge, Arbirlot, in Forfarshire, where he adopted a vivid dramatic style of preaching adapted to his congregation of peasants, farmers and weavers.
frequently refer to wool, and Flemish weavers settled in the Weald in the time of Edward III.
With inexhaustible energy he promoted the legal proceedings over the riot in St George's Fields, when a youth named Allen was killed, and exposed the irregularity in the judge's order for the execution of two Spitalfields weavers.
It is essentially woman's work, though among the Pueblos, strangely enough, men are weavers.
Celsus does not indeed repeat the Thyestean charges so frequently brought against Christians by their calumniators, but he says the Christian teachers who are mainly weavers and cobblers have no power over men of education.
Linen is manufactured chiefly in the mountains of Lusatia, where the looms are still to some extent found in the homes of the weavers.
He visited all parts of the country himself, and personally encouraged agriculture; he introduced a more economical mode of mining and smelting silver; he favoured the importation of finer breeds of sheep and cattle; and he brought foreign weavers from abroad to teach the Saxons.
of Flanders, who endowed it with market rights and laid the foundation of its industrial importance by inviting the settlement of foreign weavers.
The town council consented to build one new church, attaching to it a parish of 10,000 persons, mostly weavers, labourers and factory workers, and this church was offered to Dr Chalmers that he might have a fair opportunity of testing his system.
They brought with them four Chinese girls, who instructed the court and the people in the art of plain and figured weaving; and to the honour of these pioneer silk weavers a temple was erected in the province of Settsu.
Into England silk manufacture was introduced during the reign of Henry VI.; but the first serious impulse to manufactures of that class was due to the immigration in 1585 of a large body of skilled Flemish weavers who fled from the Low Countries in consequence of the struggle with Spain then devastating their land.
The bulk of the French Protestant weavers settled at Spitalfields, London - an incorporation of silk workers having been there formed in 5629.
During the rest of the 19th century its peace has been interrupted from time to time by riots of discontented weavers.
In 1370 an insurrection of the weavers was suppressed; but in 1396, the rule of the patricians, having been weakened by internal dissensions, a bloodless revolution led to the establishment of a comparatively democratic constitution, based on the organization of the trade and craft gilds, which lasted with but slight modification till the French Revolution.
Wine and herrings were the chief articles of her commerce; but her weavers had been in repute from time immemorial, and exports of cloth were large, while her goldsmiths and armourers were famous.
Weavers), Bulgars, Concorricii, Albanenses, Albigeois, &c.; in both, Cathars and Manicheans.
Lennep, which was the residence of the counts of Berg from 1226 to 1300, owes the foundation of its prosperity to an influx of Cologne weavers during the 14th century.
Under the East India Company, a commercial resident was stationed at Cuddalore, and the Company's weavers were encouraged by many privileges.
The total number of persons working in textile fabrics in 1901, exclusive of 21,849 drapers, mercers and other dealers, but including 43,040 employed in mixed or unspecified materials (hosiery, lace, carpets, rugs, fancy goods, &c., besides a large number of " undefined " factory hands and weavers), amounted to 174,547 persons.
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.
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.
It is calculated that an Indian power-loom weaver working 72 hours a week can turn out 70 lb of cloth, while a European working 54 hours can turn out 468 lb, and that one Lancashire weaver can do the work of six Indian power-loom weavers and nine hand-loom weavers.
The silk weavers of India possess the very highest skill in their craft, and with competent and energetic management and increased capital the industry could be revived and extended.
The chief seat of the woollen industry now is the Punjab, where a considerable number of weavers, thrown out of work by the decline of the shawl industry, have taken to carpet-making.
In later documents mention is made of eighteen gilds of work-people, whose names are nowhere given, but they probably included workers in wood, workers in metal, workers in stone, weavers, leather-workers, potters, ivory-workers, dyers, fisher-folk, butchers, hunters, cooks, barbers, flowersellers, sailors, basket-makers and painters.
Afterwards the counts of the house of Dampierre fell into financial dependence on the burghers, and therefore allied themselves with the rising artisans, led by the weavers.
Foreign weavers of cloth were established at Wakefield by Henry VII.; and Leland, writing in the time of Henry VIII., states that its "whole profit standeth by coarse drapery."
At Bernard's approach Henry quitted Toulouse, leaving there many adherents, both of noble and humble birth, and especially among the weavers.
The process of weaving gunnies for bags and other coarse articles by these hand-loom weavers has been described as follows: "Seven sticks or chattee weaving-posts, called land para or warp, are fixed upon the ground, occupying the length equal to the measure of the piece to be woven, and a sufficient number of twine or thread is wound on them as warp called land.
1454), the county buildings, the free library and the public hall, which succeeded to the corn exchange destroyed by fire in 1898, a loss that involved the museum and its contents, including the banners captured by the Jethart weavers at Bannockburn and Killiecrankie.
The companies very freely made returns to the commission, the only ones not doing so being the Broderers, Bowyers, Distillers, Glovers, Tin-Plate Workers and Weavers.
In January 1903 an insurrection of peasants armed with scythes took place at Fundao; the imposition of a new market tax provoked riots at Coimbra in March; a serious strike of weavers took place at Oporto in June.
They are industrious and skilful agriculturists, metal-workers and weavers.
Thus the plantation of Flemish weavers in East Anglia, especially at the towns of Worstead (to which is attributed the derivation of the term worsted) and Norwich, dates from the 12th century.
south of the Weavers' quarter of the city (Pillapalaiyam), dates from the time when the Chola power was at its height (12th or 13th century), and is of great importance to the historian by reason of the inscriptions, which contain an almost perfect record of the dynasties who held the country.
Before 1 335 Philippa had established a small colony of Flemish weavers at Norwich, and she showed an active interest in the weaving trade by repeated visits to the town.
The greater number of birds belong to the order Passeres; starlings, weavers and larks are very common, the Cape canary, long-tailed sugar bird, pipits and wagtails are fairly numerous.
In addition to the mills there are (1901) 178,000 hand-loom weavers in the province, who still have a position of their own in the manipulation of designs woven into the cloth.
At Bombay, in March 1898, a riot begun by Mahommedan weavers was not suppressed until several Europeans had been fatally injured.
England did not fulfil the second promise; still the Ulster weavers were not crushed, and their industry flourished.
A still more lengthy and unfortunate suit was the attempt of Philip the Fair and his successors to incorporate the Flemish fief like the English one (1300-1326), thus coming Philip the into conflict with proud and turbulent republics;:, composed of wool and cloth merchants, weavers, fullers and powerful counts.
At present the majority of the Pankas are cultivators, though formerly all were weavers.
acquainted when both were employed as weavers in the same factory in jubilee Street.
Most were handloom weavers who would make bedspreads from morning til night in the cellar to be sold onto Bolton people.
Even a mid afternoon downpour did not deter the crowds in Weavers Field estimated to be in excess of 20,000.
Finally India learned the art from the Persian weavers, developing a style to suit the tastes of their mogul emperors.
Finch Fountain has 17 different sets of the finch family, including finch Fountain has 17 different sets of the finch family, including finches, weavers and whydahs.
Weavers Way long distance footpath is just five minutes walk away.
fustian weavers during their strike in 1906-7.
gleam in the eye of these weavers in the old pics.
There is one further hustings for Weavers Ward candidates this Thursday 27th at 6.30pm at the Sundial Center on Shipton Street.
loom weavers formed the most important trade in the town with over 100 men plying the craft.
materialized when a mob of about nine hundred colliers and weavers entered the city.
Whereas, the existence of Armenian weavers in Istanbul and of Armenian merchants in Poland is well attested.
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If a wider cloth was needed, two weavers threw the shuttle to each other.
silk weavers in Spitalfields played a part in London Chartism.
These companies include raw material merchants, yarn spinners, dyers, weavers of fabric, assemblers of furniture and retailers.
Morning saw more variable sunbirds, plus Speke's Weavers in the trees.
thwack of willow on leather, the weavers of spells with the crimson rambler.
Take a walk along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal towpath through the Weavers ' Triangle - a well preserved Victorian industrial townscape.
Angus weavers Ltd Scotland's last hand loom linen weavers.
In 1850 the first weaving mill was built in the town at Castleton to employ hand weavers.
The Huguenot weavers went to Norfolk, too, which is why there has been some confusion.
The cottages were built in the early sixteen hundreds by Flemish weavers who won permission to build against the outside of the city wall.
It was used as the headquarters of the fustian weavers during their strike in 1906-7.
Edmund Cartwright's power loom ended the life style of skilled weavers.
Contemporary observer of French handloom weavers, late 18th century.
weavers cottages built in the 19th century.
At present there are upwards of fifty hand-loom weavers employed, the webs being chiefly plain silk.
A third outbreak took place in April among the cotton weavers of Lancashire.
weavers ' cottages dating from the early 17th century.
weavers ' house.
In these Flemish cities the early oligarchic form of municipal government speedily gave way to a democratic. The great mass of the townsmen organized in trade gilds - weavers, fullers, dyers, smiths, leather-workers, brewers, butchers, bakers and others, of which by far the most powerful was that of the weavers - as soon as they became conscious of their strength rebelled against the exclusive privileges of the patricians and succeeded in ousting them from power.
By the 14th century, however, the democratic craft gilds, notably that of the weavers, had asserted themselves; the citizens were divided for civic and military purposes into three classes; the rich (i.e.
One and all skilful to a surpassing degree - weavers, embroiderers, potters, painters, engravers, carvers, sculptors and jewellers, - they were wearied by drudgery and overpowered by a never-absent, weird and grotesque theology.
The manufacturers of Geneva formed in 1487 no fewer than 38 gilds, including tailors, hatters, mercers, weavers, tanners, saddle-makers, furriers, shoe-makers, painters on glass, &c. Goldsmiths are mentioned as early as 1290.
The plight of the silk weavers in Spitalfields played a part in London Chartism.
Morning saw more Variable Sunbirds, plus Speke 's Weavers in the trees.
Stephanie 11-07-2006, 12:40 For all us lovers of the thwack of willow on leather, the weavers of spells with the crimson rambler.
Angus Weavers Ltd Scotland 's last hand loom linen weavers.
Edmund Cartwright 's power loom ended the life style of skilled weavers.
Most of the cottages are reminiscent of typical weavers cottages built in the 19th century.
These include the world famous Arlington Row, a row of weavers ' cottages dating from the early 17th century.
Early on, he quite rightly focuses on their amazing Spitalfields weavers ' house.
Woven on low warp looms, master weavers duplicated the exquisite scenes of French tapestries using dyed wool and silk.
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A priest, " master of the wardrobe," is named as early as the VIth Dynasty, and later texts refer to the weavers and laundry servants of the temple.
When the king bestowed upon the tanners or weavers or any other body of artisans the right to have a gild, they secured the monopoly of working and trading in their branch of industry.
those of weavers, smiths, armourers, merchants, hunters, and even the general and the sailor.
The threads extend only to the outlines of each figure, and it follows that every part of the pattern has a rim of minute holes like pierced lines separating postage stamps in a sheet, the effect being that the design seems to hang suspended it1 the groundlinked into it, as the Japanese term implies.i A specimen of this nature recently manufactured by Kawashimas weavers measured 20 ft.
(d) The later middle ages saw many minor migratory movements, such as those accompanying the crusades, the pushing of German colonization among the Sla y s, and the introduction of Flemish weavers into England.
During the weavers' strike the cruiser " Rainha D.
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