Boxed sample of Goat hair; China; 1876

Boxed sample of Goat hair; China; 1876

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Sample of goat hair fiber from Hichain, CHina. From the Chinese Centennial Commission. Chinese Customs. Acquired August 15 1882.
"Goats Hair China" on object tag.
"Original # 6755" - probably inventory number from the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition.
Currently not on view
Object Name
goat hair
fiber sample
date made
overall: box: 1 3/8 in x 3 in x 4 in; 3.4925 cm x 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm
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National Museum of American History
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