Length of wool roving, step in yarn-making; Bigelow Carpet Co.; 1884

Length of wool roving, step in yarn-making; Bigelow Carpet Co.; 1884

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Description
Length of wool roving, step in yarn-making - processed with fibers aligned and slight twist imparted to allow for drawing out and spinning into yarn; Part of gift of process samples of wools and carpet manufacturing, by Bigelow Carpet Co., 1884.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
fibers, skein of
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 22 1/2 in x 6 in; 3.81 cm x 57.15 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
TE.E186367.000
catalog number
E186367
accession number
15084
Credit Line
Gift of Bigelow Carpet Co., 1884
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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