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Eight skeins of dyed ramie sliver; Superior Thread & Yarn Co. NYC; 1912

Eight skeins of dyed ramie sliver; Superior Thread & Yarn Co. NYC; 1912

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Eight skeins of dyed ramie sliver; Superior Thread & Yarn Co. NYC; 1912. All different colors. Part of the many samples of ramie fibers and yarns; Superior Thread & Yarn Co., NYC and Pluckamin, NJ; 1912.
.354 One hank of Crude ramie fiber, in the gum (location on card: 31.2 Suit)
.355 One hank of degummed ramie filasse ( " " )
.356 One hank of bleached ramie filasse ( " " )
.357 One hank of ramie-silk filasse ( " " )
.358 One hank of ramie sliver ; from combed shorts ( " " )
.359 One hank of ramie fiber; from combed longs ( " " )
.360 One package of ramie noils ( " " )
.361 One bobbin of ramie roving; from combed shorts ( " " )
.362 One bobbin ramie roving, from combed longs ( " " )
.363 Two skeins Ramie roving; dyed ( " " )
.364 Eight hanks Ramie sliver; dyed ( " " )
.365 Four bobbins Ramie yarn; Single. ( " " )
.366 Two bobbins Ramie yarn; Twisted. ( " " )
.367 Five skeins Ramie thread; Novelty. ( " " )
.368 Twelve tubes of Ramie thread; for weaving ( " " )
.369 Two cones Ramie thread; for knitting ( " " )
.370 Fifteen skeins Ramie thread ( " " )
Samples from various stages of production of yarns from ramie fiber. Donated by the SUperior Thread & Yarn Co., Dec. 19, 1912. Company trademark was STYCOS. Sales office and HQ: Everett Buildinng, 17th St. and Fourth Ave., New York City; Mills in Pluckamin, NJ. In 1915 the company would donate another ramie sample, called STYCOS wool substitute, to the US National Museum (Acc. 57996) [Copied from duplicate deleted XG record TE.T354-T370, ramie fiber and yarn samples]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sliver, ramie, dyed
fiber samples, batch of
date made
1912
place made
United States: New Jersey, Pluckemin
Physical Description
ramie (?? material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/2 in x 21 in x 16 in; 6.35 cm x 53.34 cm x 40.64 cm
ID Number
TE.T000364.000
catalog number
T364
accession number
54887
Credit Line
Gift of the Superior Thread & Yarn Co.
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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