Rope sample made from part of Livistonia sinensis; Hong Kong

Rope sample made from part of Livistonia sinensis; Hong Kong

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Description
Box containing 3 pieces of rope (cordage). A label inside the box reads: "8161 / livistona [ch]inensis / rope / china / study.
One of a group of fiber samples given by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England, to the US National Museum's economic botany collection.
This object is a study specimen associated with TE.E188161.001
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
rope samples
Measurements
overall: 1 9/16 in x 3 1/16 in x 4 1/16 in; 3.96875 cm x 7.77875 cm x 10.31875 cm
ID Number
TE.E188161.002
catalog number
E188161.002
accession number
20488
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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