Hank of Japan No. 1 reeled silk filament; 1884

Hank of Japan No. 1 reeled silk filament; 1884

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Hank or skein of raw silk filament, white, glossy, as reeled in Japan and imported into the US. "No. 1 Japan" 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
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Object Name
silk filament, hank
silk, reeled
date made
place made
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
overall: 1 5/8 in x 12 7/8 in x 2 in; 4.1275 cm x 32.7025 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of C. Adolphe Low & Co.
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Silks
Fibers & Economic Botany
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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