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ULITA - an Archive of International Textiles

abroma fibre sample
Date: early 20th-late 20th Century
Dimensions: Storage (jar): 8 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm (3 1/8 x 1 x 1 in.)
Medium: devil's cotton
Description: Sample of brown fibre in glass tube with a cork stopper - devil's cotton, a coarse jute-like fibre produced from the bark of an evergreen tree (Abroma augusta) which grows in Asia and Australia. This sample has been carded.
Inv. No.: 2009.191.2
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