Wool Manufacturing Process sample; Arlington Woolen Mills; 1884

Wool Manufacturing Process sample; Arlington Woolen Mills; 1884

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Description
Sample skein of undyed wool fiber, one of a series showing #6296 as it is drawn through the progressively finer machines in the spinning process. From Package No. 7. Illustrative of Process from Top to Yarn. 4's Grade. From 6 Spindle Weigh Box. (Source: accession file)
Part of Catalog #s 6243 through 6359: From an 1884 donation by the Arlington Woolen Mills of samples illustrating the manufacture of worsted wool and cotton yarns.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
roving, wool
wool sample
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
slubbing (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/2 in x 22 3/8 in x 28 1/4 in; 6.35 cm x 56.8325 cm x 71.755 cm
ID Number
TE.E186300.000
catalog number
E186300
accession number
15125
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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