Wool Yarn Process Sample; Washed wool; Pacific Mills; 1884

Wool Yarn Process Sample; Washed wool; Pacific Mills; 1884

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Bundle of washed wool fibers, 1/4 blood Common wool. Ohio and Pennsylvania. Part of a large gift in 1884 by Pacific Mills, illustrating the manufacture of worsted and cotton goods.
Several of the other process samples in this acquisition became infested with carpet beetles and were destroyed in 1998.
Currently not on view
Object Name
fiber sample
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
overall: 2 7/8 in x 12 in x 12 1/2 in; 7.3025 cm x 30.48 cm x 31.75 cm
ID Number
catalog number
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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