Wool Standards Sample, 1946: Grades 56, 58, and 60

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Title

Wool Standards Sample, 1946: Grades 56, 58, and 60

Subject

Wool Grades & Classing: Global Wool Trade

Description

The 1926 standards distinguished 12 grades of wool by fiber diameter. By 1968 the U.S. classification had 16 grades, from Finer than grade 80s, down to Coarser than grade 36. This group of three samples shows the medium grades.



Date

1946

Format

Colour photograph

Citation

“Wool Standards Sample, 1946: Grades 56, 58, and 60,” Fabric of War, accessed December 6, 2022, https://fabricofwar2018.omeka.net/items/show/11.

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