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Hank of reeled raw silk; 1884

Hank of reeled raw silk; 1884

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Description
Hank or skein of reeled raw silk filament, as 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. Original provenance tag is missing.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
silk filament, hank
silk, reeled
date made
1884
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 7/8 in x 11 in x 6 in; 7.3025 cm x 27.94 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
TE.H006190.000
catalog number
H006190.000
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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