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Sample of Mohair fiber "in the grease", Massachusetts Mohair Plush Company, 1914

Sample of Mohair fiber "in the grease", Massachusetts Mohair Plush Company, 1914

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Sample of Mohair fiber "in the grease", as purchased for processing by Massachusetts Mohair Plush Company, 1914. Sample of raw mohair from Texas and New Mexico, as clipped from the goat. 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.
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Object Name
mohair fiber
date made
Massachusetts Mohair Plush Company
Physical Description
mohair (overall material)
overall: 5 1/4 in x 7 in x 16 3/4 in; 13.335 cm x 17.78 cm x 42.545 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Massachusetts Mohair Plush Company
American Textile Industry
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American Textile Industry
Velvet & Plush Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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