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Skein of Tsatlee silk filament; China; 1884

Skein of Tsatlee silk filament; China; 1884

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
silk filament, hank
silk, reeled
date made
1884
place made
China
associated place
China
Measurements
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
ID Number
TE.H006194.000
catalog number
E186194
accession number
14993
Credit Line
Gift of C. Adolphe Low & Co.
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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