Record Detail

Catalogue NumberDBN 2273
Artefact DescriptionTow fibre prepared for spinning. Glasnevin has an extensive collection of rope and fibres manufactured at Belfast Ropeworks Company Ltd. 1834-1983. This company was of huge significance for its success within the industry and in the early 20th Century is believed to have been the world's largest manufacturer of rope and twine.
TDWG ContinentEurope
TDWG UseMaterials - Fibres
SourceBelfast Ropeworks Company Ltd.