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Spool Of Braid (France)

This is a Spool of braid. It is dated 1850–1900 and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is silk, wooden spool and its technique is braided. It is a part of the Textiles department.

  • Spool Of Thread
  • cotton, conductive yarn.
  • Gift of Levi Strauss & Co. and Google Inc..
  • 5843.3.2017

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 5.3 × 3.9 cm (2 1/16 × 1 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Spool Of Braid (France); silk, wooden spool; H x diam.: 5.3 × 3.9 cm (2 1/16 × 1 9/16 in.); 1937-93-17

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