25 skeins of silk yarn dyed in a white-to-purple ombre; National SIlk Dyeing Co.; 1913


25 skeins of skein dyed silk; A white to deep purple ombre, in 25 shades. National Silk Dyeing Co., 1913

One of 66 examples of silk yarns of various types, dyed in the skein.. Original sample # 1. From a group of 145 samples of silk fabrics and yarns of various types, weaves, uses, and origins donated in 1913 by the National Silk Dyeing Co., of Paterson, New Jersey (America's "Silk City"), which was one of the largest and most comprehensive silk dyeing and printing firms in the U.S.

Date Made: 1913

Maker: National Silk Dyeing Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New Jersey, Paterson

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


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Credit Line: Gift of National Silk Dyeing Co.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T01535.000Accession Number: 55134Catalog Number: T1535

Object Name: silk skeins, batchsilk skeins

Measurements: overall: 2 1/4 in x 13 in x 8 in; 5.715 cm x 33.02 cm x 20.32 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-82cf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_647975

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