Order XII. TEXTILE WORKERS
Code 376: Lace Making Machinists and Warp Hands
- twist hand, twister
; lace maker, lace man, lace worker
- tends lace machine, Lever's, plain net or curtain, and mends or pieces threads, starts and stops machine, watches for broken threads as net is made, and joins them up, replaces empty bobbins by full ones, etc.; sometimes specifically designated, e.g. fancy lace twister.
A Dictionary of Occupational Terms Based on the Classification of Occupations used in the Census of Population, 1921.