Engraved Copper Roller or Cylinder for a Textile Printing Machine; 1884

Description:

Engraved copper roller or cylinder for a textile printing machine; 1884. Made in England. Used by Pacific Mills in its Lawrence, Massachusetts textile manufacturing operations.. Dense repeating pattern of small floral wreath motifs engraved on the roller surface Pacific Mills was one of the US's most important textile manufacturers in the late 19th century.

Date Made: before 1884

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Textiles, American Textile Industry

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.E186227Accession Number: 15032Catalog Number: H006227.000

Object Name: copper rollerprinting roller, textile

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-b42e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1952731

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