Skein of silk (hosiery tram); National Silk Dyeing Co.; 1913

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Title

Skein of silk (hosiery tram); National Silk Dyeing Co.; 1913

Creator

National Silk Dyeing Co

Date

1913

Description

Skein of lavender silk hosiery tram. A type of thrown silk used for making (machine knitting) silk hosiery (stockings) . Mfrs' tag reads: "Tram: Used in manufacturing silk hosiery." One of 66 examples of silk yarns of various types, dyed in the skein.. Original sample # 34. From a group of 145 samples of silk fabrics and yarns of various types, weaves, uses, and origins donated in 1913 by the National Silk Dyeing Co., of Paterson, New Jersey (America's "Silk City"), which was one of the largest and most comprehensive silk dyeing and printing firms in the U.S.,
Currently not on view

Subject

Silk
Textiles
National Silk Dyeing Co

Source

Smithsonian Institution

Relation

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Subject

Silk
Textiles
National Silk Dyeing Co

Citation

National Silk Dyeing Co, “Skein of silk (hosiery tram); National Silk Dyeing Co.; 1913,” Center for Knit and Crochet Digital Repository, accessed June 18, 2024, https://digital.centerforknitandcrochet.org/items/show/28205.

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