Hank of reeled raw silk; Japan; 1884

Description:

Hank or skein of reeled raw silk; as reeled in Japan and imported into the US. Object tags read: "Saitamaken", "Acc 14993 / H-6192A", and "No 2 1/2, Japan, Hanks". One of 15 samples donated in 1884 by C. Adolphe Low & Co., NYC, of raw silk as imported by the firm. Catalog #s H6180-6194

Date Made: 1884

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of C. Adolphe Low & Co.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.H006192.00ACatalog Number: H006192.00AAccession Number: 14993

Object Name: silk filament, hanksilk, reeled

Physical Description: silk (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 1/4 in x 9 7/8 in x 3 3/4 in; 3.175 cm x 25.0825 cm x 9.525 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-b9cd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_648242

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