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7332 HANDICRAFT WORKERS IN TEXTILE, LEATHER AND RELATED MATERIALS
 


    Handicraft workers in textile, leather and related materials apply traditional techniques and patterns to produce woven fabrics, knit- ted, embroidered, woven and other garments and articles for household use, as well as traditional footwear, handbags, belts and other accessories.

    Tasks include -

    (a) spinning and dyeing with natural dyestuffs, wool, cotton and other fibres;

    (b) lace-making and weaving, knitting, or embroidering various garments and articles for household use;

    (c) preparing and dyeing hides with natural dyestuffs and making traditional footwear or handbags, belts and other accessories;

    (d) performing related tasks;

    (e) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Handicraft worker, carpets

  • Handicraft worker, leather

  • Handicraft worker, textiles


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Machine-operator, weaving/fabrics 8262

  • Weaver, cloth - 7432


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.