Textile Heritage Museum at Glencoe, North Carolina



The Good Old Days -An exhibit of artifacts in the museum's "mill store"
      A collection of things that will take you back to the days of yesteryear, including fascinating
      historical inventions, customs, fabrics, feed and flour sacks, and old time medicine bottles and lore.


      Local mills and some of their products

     "Repreve," manufactured by UNIFI, Inc.,
            "Wrightsocks" by Wrightenberry,
                 "GlenGuard" and "Sunbrella" by Glen Raven Mills, Inc.,
                      Pickett Hosiery specialty items including the "Coozies,"
                          Copland Fabrics samples, and
                               Denim from Cone's White Oak Plant in Greensboro.





Weaving demonstration on an 1830s floor loom




1960s era Draper industrial loom

 Demonstrating an old time toy
next to a mill village house model.

Circular Knitting




We have 4 wonderful early machines for the production of Karastan rugs.

1890 Piano Machine
for designing cards 
used to create the pattern
to be woven on the JACQUARD loom


1890 Card Lacing machine
 and Bobbin Winder for
 Jacquard production


   1890 Card Repeat Machine 
    for Jacquard production














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