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Hank of reeled raw silk; 1884

Hank of reeled raw silk; 1884

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Hank or skein of yellow or tan 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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
silk filament, hank
silk, reeled
date made
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
overall: 1 3/4 in x 11 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 4.445 cm x 29.845 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of C. Adolphe Low & Co.
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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