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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><strong>Fibre containers</strong></p>
<p>1900-1930</p>
<p>Matar&oacute;</p>
<p>Photo: Matar&oacute; Museum</p>
Fibre containers
Fibre containers
<p>Test reeling machine</p>
<p>c. 1950-1960</p>
<p>From the company DB Apparel Spain, S.L. (Matar&oacute;)</p>
<p>Photo: Museum of Matar&oacute;</p>
Test reeling machine
Test reeling machine
<p>Knitting machine</p>
<p>First half of the 20<sup>th</sup> century</p>
<p>Machinery for knit fabric, S.A. (Olot)</p>
<p>Photo: Museum of Matar&oacute;</p>
Knitting machine
Knitting machine
<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
<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><strong>Cutter</strong></p>
<p>1950</p>
<p>G&eacute;neros de Punto Agust&iacute;, S.L.</p>
<p>Matar&oacute;</p>
<p>Photo: Matar&oacute; Museum</p>
Cutter
Cutter
<p><strong>Knitwear export book</strong></p>
<p>1889</p>
<p>Sobrino de Antonio Reg&agrave;s Factory</p>
<p>Matar&oacute;</p>
<p>Photo: Matar&oacute; Museum</p>
Knitwear export book
Knitwear export book
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