fulling

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fulling

[′fu̇l·iŋ]
(textiles)
A process in which a felt fabric is pounded with hammers in order to develop firmness.
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In fact, these are tenter frames and the picture provides an interesting snapshot of the local textile industry at this time.
DuPont's Mylar biaxial PET film was developed in 1952 and went into production in '55 in Circleville, Ohio, using tenter frames developed by Marshall and Williams, then a supplier of textile machinery.
The owner of the Buttermarket club, Kerry Wycherley, 59, of Tenters Square, Wrexham was fined pounds ,5,000 and Shaun Le Dain, 40 of Mayfield Drive, Buckley, pounds 1,500.
In Hall Bower the pieces of cloth would have been taken to nearby fields, off Tenter Lane (no longer in existence) known as Lower Tenter Croft and Upper Tenter Croft (now the home of Hall Bower Cricket Club) and placed on the tenters.