Library Catalog - Kentucky Historical Society

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Object Name Thread
Catalog Number 1981.34.50
Date ca. 1870
Material(s) Linen
Dimensions H-3 W-6 L-38 inches
Description This is madder thread or "hank of flax." It is hand-spun, in a magenta color. It has a thick texture, with a wavy appearance. There are blue ties throughout indicating measurements, possibly to be used on a loom.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Thread
Search Terms textile
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS