Brisbane Moss: Engelse stoffen voor het laten maken van een pak, colbert en broek.

Brisbane Moss

The origins of fabrics known as corduroy and moleskin are obscure, but together with other types of fabric, such as velveteen, they belong to a group once widely known as fustians. Most of the production of these fabrics was in the East Lancashire and West Yorkshire districts of England. The Calder Valley in West Yorkshire, in which Brisbane Moss is situated, had a high concentration of fustian weavers, dyers and finishers from the first half of the 19th Century. Within the last few decades virtually all of the companies engaged in this type of production have closed down, and Brisbane Moss is now the largest remaining stockhouse of corduroys and moleskins in Great Britain.