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Skein

Skein

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Thrown silk

  • Museum number:

    T.15-1992

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Skein of thrown silk, organzine. Very fine, appears to be 2-ply. The label says 'yellow gum'. Very matted together in the middle.

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Thrown silk

Marks and inscriptions

'yellow gum'
Label

Dimensions

Length: 14 in

Object history note

Registered File number 1992/418.

Descriptive line

Skein of thrown silk, organzine, 19th century

Materials

Silk thread

Categories

Textiles; Needlework accessories

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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