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Boxed sample of raw cotton, ginned; Japan; 1882

Boxed sample of raw cotton, ginned; Japan; 1882

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Boxed specimen of raw cotton fiber, ginned. Information from donor: "Raw Cotton - Ginned. - Shinmachi Village, Osaka-Fu, Japan, 1882. Annual crop 419 kin. (555 lbs.) 56,173. Grown by Yamada Heishiro. Gift of The Government of Japan." on object label. [Original spelling of prefecture name was Asaka-Hu]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
raw cotton
fiber sample
date made
1882
place made
Japan: Gunma, Shinmachi
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 6 in x 6 1/8 in; 3.81 cm x 15.24 cm x 15.5575 cm
ID Number
TE.E056173.000
catalog number
E56173
accession number
10727
Credit Line
Gift of the Government of Japan, 1882
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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