Two pattern books, 1) Pattern Books for Shawls and Shawl Borders, a 92 page pattern book of colour designs; 2) Pattern Book of Original Paintings and Off Strikes, a 54 page pattern book of colour designs.

Whiston was one of the first to introduce screen printing in an attempt to print longer runs more economically, and was in the forefront of developing artificial silks. To be displayed in Paradise Mill and the Silk Museum, Macclesfield by rotation.


Part of the Brocklehurst Whiston Amalgamated archive until 1964 when printing division at Langley closed. Subsequent owner unknown

Macclesfield Silk Museum and Paradise Mill

Park Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6TJ
01625 612045

Opening times

Apr – Nov
Mon – Sat, 10am – 4pm

Nov – Apr
Mon – Sat, 10am – 3pm

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day and Good Friday.

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