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Skein of Tsatlee silk filament; China; 1884

Skein of Tsatlee silk filament; China; 1884

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Hank or skein of "Best Chop" Tsatlee silk filament, as reeled in China and imported into the US. One of 15 samples donated in 1884 by C. Adolphe Low & Co., NYC, of raw silk as imported by the firm. Catalog #s H6180-6194 "China Best Chop Tsatlee" on object tag.
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Object Name
silk filament, hank
silk, reeled
date made
place made
associated place
overall: 2 1/2 in x 5 3/4 in x 15 1/4 in; 6.35 cm x 14.605 cm x 38.735 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of C. Adolphe Low & Co.
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
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National Museum of American History
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