Weaving Shop

Summary

The Greenfield Village Weaving Shop demonstrates the evolution of textile production from the colonial home and craft shop, through the Industrial Revolution to commercial factory. Housed in a converted 1840s Georgia cotton mill, the Weaving Shop contains a number of working looms, including one of the few operating, hand-Jacquard looms in North America.

The Greenfield Village Weaving Shop demonstrates the evolution of textile production from the colonial home and craft shop, through the Industrial Revolution to commercial factory. Housed in a converted 1840s Georgia cotton mill, the Weaving Shop contains a number of working looms, including one of the few operating, hand-Jacquard looms in North America.

Artifact

Mill (Building)

Date Made

circa 1840

Creators

Unknown

Place of Creation

United States, Georgia, Bryan county 

Creator Notes

Originally built as a cotton gin mill in Bryan County, Georgia.

Greenfield Village
 On Exhibit

at Greenfield Village in Liberty Craftworks District

Object ID

39.579.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Wood (Plant material)
Oak (Wood)
Glass (Material)

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