Barbours Flax Dolls celebrate 111 years – 12 Doll Marketing set

Image courtesy of McBurney and Black

The Barbour Bros Co. Established in 1784 who produced the “Strongest, Smoothest and Best Linen Thread in the World.” which is made from the stem of the flax plant.

Barbour’s talked about the types of hand and their characteristics. Which is fascinating! What type of hand do you have?

Also in 1895, to celebrate 111 years of Progress they issued a set of 12 dolls to be collected which can be viewed in the Linseed & Flax museum. Here is a video to show these beautiful dolls accompanied by a catchy tune.

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