Does anybody know a mill called Robert Laidlaw? I just bought a cut of a fresco sort of fabric. The selvage reads.
SPECIAL TRAVEL SUIT BY ROBERT LAIDLAW SUPER 100 WOOL MADE IN ENGLAND.
I would say it is no more than 250gsm,
I am just curious as I couldn't find anything in the net. Only that there as a mill called Robert Laidlaw in Keith that closed down in 1972. There is no way my fabric is so old.
Thanks in advance!
Mimo has painted a very grim picture that unfortunately is real. I think he is based in Oman. If I am correct I saw a picture of him in Muscat Airport.
just a couple of additions/ corrections.
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Prices in the article are from 2009.
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