12 May, 2014

Master Visits Axminster carpets and finds the Woolmens Rug!

Woolmens RugThe Master Richard Excell visited Axminster Carpet factory to see the developments of their Axminster Museum celebrating some of the early Axminster carpets of the 18th Century that were found in many of the Royal Palaces.  Many have been lovingly restored and are in daily use.

The Museum found a copy of the Woolmens Rug that was presented to HRH The Princes Royal during her year as Master and on her visit to the factory.