Engraved Copper Roller or Cylinder for a Textile Printing Machine; 1884

Engraved Copper Roller or Cylinder for a Textile Printing Machine; 1884

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Engraved copper roller or cylinder for a textile printing machine; 1884. Made in England. Used by Pacific Mills in its Lawrence, Massachusetts textile manufacturing operations.. Dense repeating pattern of small floral wreath motifs engraved on the roller surface Pacific Mills was one of the US's most important textile manufacturers in the late 19th century.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
copper roller
printing roller, textile
date made
before 1884
ID Number
TE.E186227
accession number
15032
catalog number
H006227.000
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Textile Industry
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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