Sample of Mohair roving, 30 dram, Massachusetts Mohair Plush Company, 1914

Sample of Mohair roving, 30 dram, Massachusetts Mohair Plush Company, 1914

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Sample of Mohair roving, 30 dram, Massachusetts Mohair Plush Company, 1914. One bobbin. A step in the manufacture of mohair yarn from combed fiber. Given by Massachusetts Mohair Plush Company, headquartered in Boston with a mill in Lowell, Massachusetts, in 1914, along with samples of mohair fiber in various stages of processing, and samples of the company's finished textiles.
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Object Name
Fibers Sample
Mohair roving
mohair roving
date made
1914
maker
Massachusetts Mohair Plush Company
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Lowell
Physical Description
mohair (overall material)
roving (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/2 in x 6 in; 31.75 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
TE.T02092.000
catalog number
T02092.000
T2092
accession number
57533
Credit Line
Gift of Massachusetts Mohair Plush Company
subject
American Textile Industry
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Velvet & Plush Textiles
American Textile Industry
Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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