“Maypole Braider: 16 bobbins rotate in a zig-zag pattern. Half of these
rotate clockwise, the other half anti-clockwise. In order to provide a
stable braid, a core of threads is fed upwards through the centre hole.”
Another of the many fascinating machines at the Textile Museum!
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