Sample of Mohair fiber (noils), Massachusetts Mohair Plush Company, 1914


Sample of Mohair fiber (noils), Massachusetts Mohair Plush Company, 1914. Noils are the short strands removed from the mohair fibers during the combing process. Given by Massachusetts Mohair Plush Company, headquartered in Boston with a mill in Lowell, Massachusetts, in 1914, along with samples of mohair fiber in various stages of processing, and samples of the company's finished textiles.

Date Made: 1914

Maker: Massachusetts Mohair Plush Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Lowell

Web Subject: American Textile Industry


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Credit Line: Gift of Massachusetts Mohair Plush Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T02089.000Catalog Number: T02089.000T2089Accession Number: 57533

Object Name: Mohair noils fibermohair fiber, noilsfiber sample, mohair noilsmohair noils fibermohair noils fiber, sample ofObject Type: fiber

Physical Description: mohair (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 1/4 in x 15 in x 13 in; 10.795 cm x 38.1 cm x 33.02 cm


Record Id: nmah_648950

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