Abraham Moon & Sons: Where Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana and Burberry shop – in pictures

An employee at Abraham Moon & Sons examines a fabric in the weaving room of its woollen mill at Guiseley, northern England. Oli Scarff / AFP

Abraham Moon & Sons: Where Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana and Burberry shop - in pictures

Abraham Moon founded the company in 187 in Guiseley, West Yorkshire, the very same year Queen Victoria ascended to the British throne. Oli Scarff / AFP

Abraham Moon & Sons: Where Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana and Burberry shop - in pictures

Above, products made from fabrics produced by Abraham Moon & Sons on display at the factory shop. Oli Scarff / AFP


Abraham Moon & Sons: Where Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana and Burberry shop - in pictures

An employee works in the wool dyeing room of Abraham Moon & Sons. Oli Scarff / AFP

Abraham Moon & Sons: Where Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana and Burberry shop - in pictures

Spools of assorted coloured thread are stored before being woven. Oli Scarff / AFP

Abraham Moon & Sons: Where Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana and Burberry shop - in pictures

Dyed wool produced by Abraham Moon & Sons are supplied to customers such as Burberry, Paul Smith and Ralph Lauren. Oli Scarff / AFP

Abraham Moon & Sons: Where Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana and Burberry shop - in pictures

Above, a mill worker operates a scouring machine. Oli Scarff / AFP

Abraham Moon & Sons: Where Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana and Burberry shop - in pictures

Finished rolls of fabric await dispatch to famous brands such as Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana, Burberry and Paul Smith. Oli Scarff / AFP

Abraham Moon & Sons: Where Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana and Burberry shop - in pictures

Abraham Moon & Sons is England’s last vertical mill, where all manufacturing processes take place on one site – from raw wool through dyeing, blending, carding, spinning, warping weaving and finally finishing the fabrics. Oli Scarff / AFP

Abraham Moon & Sons: Where Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana and Burberry shop - in pictures

An employee moves dyed wool into a vacuum shoot in Abraham Moon & Sons’ blending room. Oli Scarff / AFP

Abraham Moon & Sons: Where Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana and Burberry shop - in pictures

An employee works in the burling and mending room of Abraham Moon & Sons. Oli Scarff / AFP

Abraham Moon & Sons: Where Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana and Burberry shop - in pictures

An employee of Abraham Moon and Sons woollen mill operates a winding machine in Guiseley, northern England on March 30, 2016. Abraham Moon which was founded in 1837, run the last remaining vertical woollen mill in England, with the dyeing, blending, carding, spinning, weaving and finishing processes all taking place on site. The mill produces fabrics for both the clothing and furnishing industries, supplying brands such as Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana, Burberry and Paul Smith. Oli Scarff / AFP

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