fiber sample, Boehmeria nivea, Madras, India. ca. 1885

fiber sample, Boehmeria nivea, Madras, India. ca. 1885

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Description
Fiber sample, Boehmeria nivea; from Pundular, Madras, India. Uncleaned.
One of a group of fiber samples given by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England, in 1885, to the US National Museum's economic botany collection.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
fiber sample, boehmeria nivea
Object Type
fiber
date made
ca. 1885
Physical Description
Boehmeria nivea (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 5/8 in x 28 in x 9 1/2 in; 9.2075 cm x 71.12 cm x 24.13 cm
ID Number
TE.T00632
catalog number
000632.000
?000632.000
accession number
16188
catalog number
T632
Credit Line
Gift of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Fibers & Economic Botany
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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