Synthetic Indigo Dye

German chemist, Adolf von Baeyer developed synthetic indigo dye in 1880, at the University of Munich. Continue reading

First Silkscreen Printer

Samuel Simon patented a silkscreen press for textiles in Manchester, England in 1907, Continue reading

Invention of the Power Loom

Edmund Cartwright, English clergyman and inventor developed the power loom in 1784 and patented the idea in 1785. Continue reading

Synthetic fibre called Rayon

Rayon, a synthetic fibre derived from cellulose was patented in 1884 by Count Louis-Marie-Hilaire Bernigaud de Chardonnet, who began producing it in a factory, commercially in 1892 at Besancon, France. Continue reading

First Lace factory

Venetian noblewoman, Duchess Morosina Morosini, set up the first Lace factory, while under the direction of Catina Gardin, in 1595. Continue reading