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abroma fibre sample
Date: early 20th-late 20th Century
Dimensions: Storage (jar): 8 x 4.5 x 4.5 cm (3 1/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium: devil's cotton
Description: Sample of brown fibre in glass jar with plastic lid - devil's cotton, a coarse jute-like fibre produced from the bark of an evergreen tree (Abroma augusta) which grows in Asia and Australia.
Inv. No.: 2009.191.1

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