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37 skeins of silk yarn dyed in a white-to-green ombre; National SIlk Dyeing Co.; 1913

37 skeins of silk yarn dyed in a white-to-green ombre; National SIlk Dyeing Co.; 1913

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37 skeins of skein dyed silk; A white to deep green ombre, in 37 shades. National Silk Dyeing Co., 1913
One of 66 examples of silk yarns of various types, dyed in the skein.. Original sample # 4. From a group of 145 samples of silk fabrics and yarns of various types, weaves, uses, and origins donated in 1913 by the National Silk Dyeing Co., of Paterson, New Jersey (America's "Silk City"), which was one of the largest and most comprehensive silk dyeing and printing firms in the U.S.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
silk skeins
silk skeins, batch
date made
1913
maker
National Silk Dyeing Co.
place made
United States: New Jersey, Paterson
Measurements
overall: 2 3/4 in x 13 1/4 in x 10 in; 6.985 cm x 33.655 cm x 25.4 cm
ID Number
TE.T01538.000
accession number
55134
catalog number
T01538
T1538
Credit Line
Gift of National Silk Dyeing Co.
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Silk Industry
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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