Rope of Trachycarpus excelsus fiber, Japan, ca. 1885

Rope of Trachycarpus excelsus fiber, Japan, ca. 1885

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Description
Rope (dyed) of Trachycarpus excelsus fiber, Japan, ca. 1885. One of a group of fiber samples given by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England, in 1885, to the US National Museum's economic botany collection.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
rope
rope, trachycarpus excelsus
date made
ca. 1885
place made
Japan
Japan
Physical Description
Trachycarpus excelsus (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 13/16 in x 6 1/8 in x 3 5/8 in; 4.60375 cm x 15.5575 cm x 9.2075 cm
ID Number
TE.T00654
catalog number
T654
accession number
16188
Credit Line
Gift of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Fibers & Economic Botany
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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