Botany Worsted Mills, "Drapvella" worsted dress fabric, 1924

Description (Brief)
Length of Botany Worsted Mills, "Drapvella" broadcloth, worsted dress fabric, 1924. Dark blue, twill weave with a slightly napped face that has been pressed flat, giving a low sheen to the surface. Lightweight, soft hand. All wool fabric similar in construction and appearance to broadcloth, but heavier in weight and having a more lustrous appearance. Color #496 - Twilight (dark blue). 54" wide. One of 10 specimens of worsted dress goods donated in October 1924 by Botany Worsted Mills of Passaic, New Jersey.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1924
maker
Botany Worsted Mills
place made
United States: New Jersey, Passaic
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
twill weave, brushed, pressed (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 36 in x 54 in; 91.44 cm x 137.16 cm
ID Number
TE.T05038.000
catalog number
T05038.000
accession number
84869
Credit Line
Gift of Botany Worsted Mills
subject
American Textile Industry
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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