Sample of cotton fiber; USDA Standard - Good Ordinary

Description:

One of two bundles of USDA "Good Ordinary" cotton fiber, wrapped in brown paper and tied with string. Object tag reads: "Bureau of Plant Industry / US Department of Agriculture Official Business, Penalty for Private Use, $300 / U.S. Government Standard Type / Good Ordinary / #38380.

Part of large US National Museum collection of plant (economic botany) and animal fibers, sourced from around the world, in support of the US textile industry's research and commerce.

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.038380.00ACatalog Number: 038380.00A?038380.00A

Object Name: cotton fiber samplefiber sample

Physical Description: cotton (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 3/8 in x 10 in x 4 1/4 in; 8.5725 cm x 25.4 cm x 10.795 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-d354-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_648279

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