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Record 1 2017-11-29


Subject field(s)
  • Tools and Equipment (Textile Industries)

An elongated spool of thread, used in the textile industry.


In modern processes, the spun fibres are wound on bobbins; the weft filling in weaving comes off bobbins. Bobbins are essential to the manufacture of bobbin lace.


  • Outillage et équipement (Industries du textile)

Le roquet, de forme cylindrique, est en bois ou en métal; il a 3 centimètres de diamètre et est terminé par deux petits bourrelets saillants que l'on nomme têtes du roquet.


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