Luvisca

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Luvisca

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1915-1970

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Luvisca was a type of rayon cotton fabric made by Courtaulds (British manufacturer of textiles, clothing, artificial fibres and chemicals). The Luvisca label was used by Courtaulds from 1914 as part of their developments in making cellulose viscose fabrics. Initially it was used to describe fabrics with mixtures of cotton and rayon, and cotton and silk. Luvisca Limited was a wholly owned subsidiary of Courtaulds and dissolved in 1970.

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Grace's Guide
Board of Trade notice in The London Gazette, 24 March 1970, p. 3416
Ser. No. 83,680 and Ser. No. 83,681, Official Gazette, US Patent Office, 2 February 1915, p. 278.
Calvin Woodings 'Applications development' in Calvin Woodings (ed) Regenerated Cellulose Fibres (Cambridge: The Textile Institute and Woodhead Publishing Ltd, 2001), p. 236

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