The number of looms increased from 87,190 in 1890 to 154,600 in 1900.
Phase II restoring the interior looms ahead with the need to raise more finance.
Modern looms for the manufacture of woollens were introduced in 1861 and of cotton goods in 1874.
The silk looms are chiefly at Mehallet el-Kubra, Cairo and Damietta.
Bearcat and Co. has three different types of freestanding looms.