Wool Manufacturing Process sample; Arlington Woolen Mills; 1884


Sample skein of undyed wool yarn, final in a series showing #6296 as it is drawn through the progressively finer machines in the spinning process. From Package No. 7. Illustrative of Process from Top to Yarn. 4's Grade. From 6 Spindle Weigh Box. (Source: accession file)

Part of Catalog #s 6243 through 6359: From an 1884 donation by the Arlington Woolen Mills of samples illustrating the manufacture of worsted wool and cotton yarns.

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.E186303.000Catalog Number: E186303Accession Number: 15125

Object Name: yarn skein, woolwool sample

Physical Description: wool (overall material)woven (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 2 1/2 in x 22 3/8 in x 28 1/4 in; 6.35 cm x 56.8325 cm x 71.755 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-ab67-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_648931

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