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Simple Name bag
Collection West Yorkshire Textile Heritage Project
Production Company/Person Elizabethan Textiles Ltd.
Production Date 1993
Commentary White plastic bag from Elizabethan Textiles, Wakefield. Company name, contact details and 'E' shaped logo in yellow, blue and pink are printed on both sides. Elizabethan Textiles Limited was a spin-off company from Rawson Ltd. formed in 1987 which manufactured pillows, quilts and sleeping bags. W. E. Rawson which was founded in 1865 by William Elsworth Rawson who acquired mills and warehouses in Leeds. In 1921 Rawson began producing rag flock fabric for upholstery and in 1937 the family company expanded to Castle Bank Mills in Wakefield. From 1950 to the present day Rawson manufactures carpets and Courtelle polyester based textile filling.
Record Number WAKGM : 1993.1416
Location Wakefield Museums and Libraries
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