Sample length of rope; Saccharium Munja; Calcutta, India

Sample length of rope; Saccharium Munja; Calcutta, India

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Description
Object tag reads: "Rope made of (???) of the Munja (Saccharum Munja, (???)) / Calcutta / 8154 / L.1201-925".
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 associated with study specimen TE.E188154.001
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
rope, coil
fiber sample
Measurements
overall: 2 7/8 in x 12 5/8 in x 5 1/8 in; 7.3025 cm x 32.0675 cm x 13.0175 cm
ID Number
TE.E188154.001
catalog number
E188154.001
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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