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Model of a Ring Spinning Frame; American Thread Co.; 1915

Model of a Ring Spinning Frame; American Thread Co.; 1915

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Description
Model of a section of a ring spinning frame; showing the workings as one set of rolls delivers two ends of roving to two spinner bobbins. Now disjoint. Part of a large donation by the American Thread Co. in 1915 that illustrated the company's manufacturing processes and products.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
spinning frame model
model, spinning, part of
Measurements
overall: tray: 4 in x 19 in x 11 3/8 in; 10.16 cm x 48.26 cm x 28.8925 cm
overall: largest part: 4 3/4 in x 18 1/2 in x 8 in; 12.065 cm x 46.99 cm x 20.32 cm
ID Number
TE.T02985.000
catalog number
T02985.000
accession number
59306
catalog number
T2985
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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