Kidderminster

Key centre for carpet-making from the late 17thC. The Worcestershire factories initially produced flat-weave carpets, which were largely superseded in 1749 by hard-wearing moquette carpets. The town was the first British carpet centre to use the Jacquard loom in the early 19thC, and the industry continued to expand throughout the 19th and 20th cent …...

Kidderminster

• (n.) A kind of ingrain carpeting, named from the English town where formerly most of it was manufactured.
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Kidderminster

Kid'der·min`ster noun A kind of ingrain carpeting, named from the English town where formerly most of it was manufactured.
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kidderminster

Key centre for carpet-making from the late 17thC. The Worcestershire factories initially produced flat-weave carpets, which were largely superseded in 1749 by hard-wearing moquette carpets. The town was the first British carpet centre to use the Jacquard loom in the early 19thC, and the industry continued to expand throughout the 19th and 20th cent...
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Kidderminster

Kidderminster, city (1991 pop. 50,385), Worcestershire, W central England. The city had a prosperous cloth trade from the 14th to 18th cent. Kidderminster carpets have been produced since 1735. Associated industries include spinning, dyeing, and metal forging.
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