Industrial Revolution: Textiles: Domestic System

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  • Created on: 29-03-10 14:44

What was the Domestic System?

  • sometimes called the "cottage industry"
  • making cloth in the home
    • small scale
    • not much produced
  • the workers are the family
    • spinning is done by the mother, weaving by the father, children card and clean raw wool
  • organisation is co-ordinated by a clothier
    • owns wool
    • employs the family
    • sells the

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