Skein of knitting silk; "Mrs. Herzog's silk"

Skein of knitting silk; "Mrs. Herzog's silk"

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Skein of knitting silk. The original catalog card reads: "Knitting silk; 1 skein. Prepared from Mrs. Herzog's silk. Tiflis, Russian Caucasus. Natural Color."
The identity of Mrs. Herzog has not yet been determined. These are part of a display on silk and sericulture transferred from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Bureau of Entomology, July 9, 1912.
Currently not on view
Object Name
knitting silk
overall: 7/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; 2.2225 cm x 3.81 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
catalog number
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Credit Line
Transfer from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1912
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Silks
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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