Australian wool sliver; Gill-box; Arlington Woolen Mills; 1884

Australian wool sliver; Gill-box; Arlington Woolen Mills; 1884

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Description
From Package No. 3. Fine Australian - Grade X. Sliver from first Gill-box after Back Washing. (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
sliver, wool
fiber sample
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
siver (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/2 in x 13 in x 2 7/8 in; 21.59 cm x 33.02 cm x 7.3025 cm
ID Number
TE.E186266.000
accession number
15125
catalog number
E186266
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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