Finished Cloth

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Francis Cabot Lowell (businessman) - Career - Textiles
... first "integrated" textile mill in America in which all operations for converting raw cotton into finished cloth could be performed in one mill building ... an integrated set of technologies that converted raw cotton all the way to finished cloth ... The Waltham mill, where raw cotton was processed into finished cloth, was the forerunner of the 19th century American factory ...

Famous quotes containing the words cloth and/or finished:

    They give us a pair of cloth shorts twice a year for all our clothing. When we work in the sugar mills and catch our finger in the millstone, they cut off our hand; when we try to run away, they cut off our leg: both things have happened to me. It is at this price that you eat sugar in Europe.
    Voltaire [Fran├žois Marie Arouet] (1694–1778)

    In doing good, we are generally cold, and languid, and sluggish; and of all things afraid of being too much in the right. But the works of malice and injustice are quite in another style. They are finished with a bold, masterly hand; touched as they are with the spirit of those vehement passions that call forth all our energies, whenever we oppress and persecute..
    Edmund Burke (1729–97)