Alpaca fiber; Wool Yarn Process Sample; Pacific Mills; 1884

Alpaca fiber; Wool Yarn Process Sample; Pacific Mills; 1884

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Description
Sample of unprocessed alpaca fiber, brown and white mixed, curly. Object tag reads: "Alpaca Wool / The wooly hair of the Alpaca Goat of Peru, Auchenia paco" "Gift of the Pacific Mills, / Lawrence, Mass / 6,624."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
alpaca fiber
fiber sample
Physical Description
alpaca (?? material)
Measurements
overall: 2 3/4 in x 22 1/4 in x 28 1/4 in; 6.985 cm x 56.515 cm x 71.755 cm
ID Number
TE.E186624.000
catalog number
E186624
accession number
15229
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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