Hank of silkworm gut fishing line; Spain 1880.

Description (Brief):

One of five hanks of Spanish silkworm gut fishing line, "Extra salmon trout"; Spain 1880. Imported by and purchased from Conroy, Bissett & Malleson, 65 Fulton St. NY, NY. For the London Fisheries Exhibition, 1883. See the US National Museum Bulletin No.127, p.27.

Description (Brief)

Used for trout, salmon and bass leaders. Price $4.00 per 100. (No. E-42833: "Extra Salmon Trout").

Date Made: ca. 1880

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Spain

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T01096.00ECatalog Number: T01096.000Accession Number: 8655Catalog Number: T1096.00E

Object Name: silkworm gutfishing line

Physical Description: silk (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 1/16 in x 13 in x 4 1/2 in; 2.69875 cm x 33.02 cm x 11.43 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-d21a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_648254

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