Skein of dyed silk; Merida, Venezuela; 1923

Description:

Twisted skein of pink silk, aniline-dyed. One of several cocoon samples and three skeins of reeled silk (yellow/natural; white/bleached, and dyed/pink) forwarded the the US National Museum by US Consul John O. Sanders, from Merida, Venezuela, in 1924. The samples were given to the Consul by a local sericulturist, Mr. Briceno Gabaldon. Mr. Sanders reported on sericulture in Merida in his Consular report of June 1923, file no. 862.2Twisted skein of pink silk, aniline-dyed. One of several cocoon samples and three skeins of reeled silk (yellow/natural; white/bleached, and dyed/pink) forwarded the the US National Museum by US Consul John O. Sanders, from Merida, Venezuela, in 1924. The samples were given to the Consul by a local sericulturist, Mr. Briceno Gabaldon. Mr. Sanders reported on sericulture in Meria in his Consular report of June 1923, file no. 862.2

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T004710.000Catalog Number: T4710Accession Number: 71465

Object Name: silk samplesilk skein

Measurements: overall: 7/16 in x 9 in x 1/2 in; 1.11125 cm x 22.86 cm x 1.27 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-4185-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1940325

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