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Museum of Mataró. Can Marfà Knit Fabric

Area 2. From the fibre to the piece of clothing

© Museu de Mataró

© Museu de Mataró

Behind a knit piece of clothing is an entire series of processes which range from getting the fibres and the thread to producing the fabric and finishing it. Then comes the design and pattern-making, cutting, sewing, finishing and commercialisation.

OBJECTS

<p>Dye vat</p>
<p>Last quarter of the 19<sup>th</sup> century</p>
<p>From the company Autotex, S.A. (Viladecavalls)</p>
<p>Photo: Museum of Matar&oacute;</p>
Dye vat
Dye vat
<p>Thistle combing machine</p>
<p>c. 1905</p>
<p>From the company La Cooperaci&oacute; Fabril (Olot)</p>
<p>Photo: Museum of Matar&oacute;</p>
Thistle combing machine
Thistle combing machine
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