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

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

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Fiber sample, Boehmeria nivea, from Pundulur, Madras, India. 1885. 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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
plant fiber
fiber sample, boehmeria nivea
date made
ca. 1885
Physical Description
? (?? material)
overall: 3 1/2 in x 32 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 82.55 cm x 19.05 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
catalog number
?635-636 DUP 1
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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