Cartridge Cloth sample; World War I


Sample length of silk Cartridge or powder bag cloth. Surplus World War I cartridge bag cloth. Single, plain weave all silk fabric with slightly rough surface; as it comes from the loom. Woven with spun silk warp and silk noil weft. Quality D. Sold by the Salvage board at 74 cents per yard.

Date Made: 1917-1919

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

Web Subject: World War I


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Credit Line: Gift of the US War Dept., Ordnance Dept., Salvage board

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T04154Catalog Number: T04154.000Accession Number: 65107

Object Name: Fabricfabric length

Physical Description: silk (overall material)plain weave; unbleached (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 36 in x 36 in; 91.44 cm x 91.44 cm


Record Id: nmah_646352

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