Specimen of artificial silk

Made:
1883 in Bromley, Bromley, Kent and England
maker:
Swan
and
Joseph Wilson Swan

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Silk handkerchief with border of artificial silk made by Sir Joseph Swan, 1883; border crocheted by Lady Swan for
Science Museum Group Collection
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Silk handkerchief with border of artificial silk made by Sir Joseph Swan, 1883; border crocheted by Lady Swan for
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Early specimen of artificial silk made by Sir Joseph Swan, 1883; crocheted/embroidered by Lady Swan to form a border to a handkerchief, for display at Exhibition of Inventions, London 1885.

Silk handkerchief with border of artificial silk made by Sir Joseph Swan, 1883; border crocheted by Lady Swan for display at the Exhibition of Inventions, London 1885.

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Category:
Textiles Machinery
Object Number:
1927-214
Materials:
artificial silk, cotton, viscose
type:
artificial silk, artificial silk, cellulose, rayon, viscose
credit:
Morcom, Mrs. F. Isobel
status:
Permanent collection

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