RABBIT GOES TO YOUR HEAD: HAT MANUFACTURE IN BRITAIN, 1940
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The dyeman at this hat factory scoops some powdered dye from a tub in the dye storeroom. The powder is dissolved in large vats of hot water and the hoods are dropped into the steamy liquid and stirred until the dye is fast. For mixed colours the fur is dyed first.