Coir (Cocos nucifera) rope sample, Coconada, India. ca.1885

Description:

Sample length of coir rope, Cocos nucifera, from Coconada, India, 1885. Described as "thick."

One of a group of fiber samples given by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England, in 1885, to the US National Museum's economic botany collection.

Date Made: ca. 1885

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Textiles, Fibers & Economic Botany

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Credit Line: Gift of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T00637Accession Number: 16188Catalog Number: T637

Object Name: rope sample, coir

Physical Description: coir (overall material)Measurements: overall: folded: 3 in x 15 in x 23 1/2 in; 7.62 cm x 38.1 cm x 59.69 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-c476-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1873808

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