Skein of white (bleached) silk hosiery tram. A type of thrown silk usually used in manufacturing (machine knitting) silk hosiery (stockings).
One of 66 examples of silk yarns of various types, dyed in the skein.. Original sample # 27. 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.,
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