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A skein of silk filament reeled by Phebe Allen from silkworms she raised herself. The sample is single filament that would not be very useful without being spun or doubled.
About This Item
- Title: Silk skein, Windham, ca. 1840
- Creation Date: circa 1840
- Subject Date: circa 1840
- Town: Windham
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Silk, cloth
- Local Code: 1212*
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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