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Howard Ford Company, stockings

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Title stockings
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Manufacturer Howard Ford Company
Date circa 1960-1969
Description A pair of Bear Brand 'Georgia' seamfree Bri-Nylon stockings, circa 1960s. Bri-Nylon was the trade name of the polyamide fibre manufactured by British Nylon Spinners which was subsequently taken over by I.C.I. (Imperial Chemical Industries). The bear Brand name was produced by Howard Ford Company in Liverpool by the daughter of Howard Ford, a fashion retailer who imported stockings and subsequently built a factory to manufacture them. By the 1960s the Howard Ford Company were the biggest manufacturer of hosiery in Europe.
Accession Number AIBDC : 000223
Dimensions packet height 220mm, packet width 180mm
Materials textile, plastic, Bri-nylon - trade name, Nylon - trade name, polyamide, PA
Notes Everyday objects, such as those in this collection, are sometimes difficult to research. If you have any information about this object please contact the museum on modip@aub.ac.uk.
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Method extruded (fibre), knitted (garment)



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