Whip Braiding Machine



Whip Braiding Machine

Whip braiding machine from 1900s. Whip making was a major industry in Daventry in the 1700s and 1800s due to the town becoming a thriving coaching town with stage coach proprietors carrying mails, parcels and passengers. The whips were needed by the carriage drivers for the horses who drew the coaches.

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Record number:1992.31
Simple name:whip making machine
Classification term:work and play
Period:19th century, early
Date:1900