fiber sample, Boehmeria nivea, China, 1885


Fiber sample, Boehmeria nivea; from Wenchow, China, 1885. 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

Place Made: China

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.T00656Catalog Number: T656000632.000?000632.000Accession Number: 16188

Object Name: fiber sample, boehmeria niveaObject Type: fiber

Physical Description: Boehmeria nivea (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 3/8 in x 5 1/2 in x 4 1/8 in; 8.5725 cm x 13.97 cm x 10.4775 cm


Record Id: nmah_1877002

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