Silk skein, Windham, ca. 1840
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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.
- 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
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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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