Sample length of rope; Saccharium Munja; Calcutta, India

Description:

Object tag reads: "Rope made of (???) of the Munja (Saccharum Munja, (???)) / Calcutta / 8154 / L.1201-925".

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

This object is associated with study specimen TE.E188154.001

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.E188154.001Catalog Number: E188154.001

Object Name: rope, coilfiber sample

Measurements: overall: 2 7/8 in x 12 5/8 in x 5 1/8 in; 7.3025 cm x 32.0675 cm x 13.0175 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-e291-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1936975

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