Fiber sample, Phoenix sylvestris, Bombay, India, ca.1885


Fiber sample (split leaves), Phoenix sylvestris, from Bombay, India, 1885. One of a group of fiber samples given by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England, in 1885, to the US National Museum's economic botany collection.

Date Made: ca. 1885

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Textiles, Fibers & Economic Botany


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Credit Line: Gift of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T00630Catalog Number: T630627-630?627-630Accession Number: 16188

Object Name: fiber sample, phoenix sylvestrisfiber sample, Phoenix sylvestrisfiber sample, Phoenix sylvestris

Physical Description: Phoenix sylvestris (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 1/4 in x 17 in x 4 3/4 in; 5.715 cm x 43.18 cm x 12.065 cm


Record Id: nmah_648678

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