Australian wool sliver; Gill-box; Arlington Woolen Mills; 1884

Description:

From Package No. 3. Fine Australian - Grade X. Sliver from first Gill-box after Back Washing. (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.E186266.000Accession Number: 15125Catalog Number: E186266

Object Name: sliver, woolfiber sample

Physical Description: wool (overall material)siver (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 8 1/2 in x 13 in x 2 7/8 in; 21.59 cm x 33.02 cm x 7.3025 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-dbe3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_648944

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