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Wool Manufacturing Process sample; Arlington Woolen Mills; 1884

Wool Manufacturing Process sample; Arlington Woolen Mills; 1884

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Sample skein of undyed wool yarn, final in 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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
yarn skein, wool
wool sample
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
woven (overall production method/technique)
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
catalog number
accession number
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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