Sample of Mohair fiber "in the grease", Massachusetts Mohair Plush Company, 1914

Description:

Sample of Mohair fiber "in the grease", as purchased for processing by Massachusetts Mohair Plush Company, 1914. Sample of raw mohair from Texas and New Mexico, as clipped from the goat. Given by Massachusetts Mohair Plush Company, headquartered in Boston with a mill in Lowell, Massachusetts, in 1914, along with samples of mohair fiber in various stages of processing, and samples of the company's finished textiles.

Date Made: 1914

Maker: Massachusetts Mohair Plush Company

Location: Currently not on view

Web Subject: American Textile Industry

Subject:

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Credit Line: Gift of Massachusetts Mohair Plush Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T02087.000Catalog Number: T02087.000T2087Accession Number: 57533

Object Name: mohair fiber

Physical Description: mohair (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5 1/4 in x 7 in x 16 3/4 in; 13.335 cm x 17.78 cm x 42.545 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-6d36-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1850831

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