Highlight the position of weavers who produced course cloth in 20th century
A .Weavers and other craftspeople lived hard lives who produced course cloth in 20th century. Very often the entire family, including all women and children had to work for their survival.
Their life and labour was integral to the process of industrialisation. Amongst weavers some produced coarse cloth while others wove finer qualities. The coarse cloth was purchased by the poor. Its demand fluctuated due to bad harvests or famine.
In times of bad harvest and famines, poor people could not buy cloth as they had little to eat and their cash income disappeared.