Thursday, January 1, 2015

Medieval Cloth Industry

under construction ....

Although the next playlist depicts cloth production after the 15th century, processing would be little changed since the late medieval period.



Links to specific activities demonstrated in documentary:
Sheep Shearing excerpt in Tudor Monastery Farm (new window) .
Wool sorting excerpt in Tudor Monastery Farm (new window) .
Church monopoly of wool trade excerpt in Tudor Monastery Farm (new window) .
Washing sheep excerpt in Tudor Monastery Farm (new window) .
Weaving excerpt in Tudor Monastery Farm (new window) .
Fulling Mill excerpt in Tudor Monastery Farm (new window) .
Stretching fulled cloth on tenterhooks in Tudor Monastery Farm (new window) .


Sheep Shearing with blade shears .






Norse Crafts - Spinning, Weaving, Leather .



Spindle & Distaff .



Spinning Wheels .



Weaving .



Natural Pigments, Plant Dyes .



Links to specific activities demonstrated in documentary:
Woad excerpt in Secrets of the Castle (new window) .
Ochre excerpt 1 in Secrets of the Castle (new window) .
Ochre excerpt 2 in Secrets of the Castle (new window) .

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