Specimen of artificial silk

Made:
1883 in Bromley Kent, England and Bromley
maker:
Swan
and
Joseph Wilson Swan
Silk handkerchief with border of artificial silk made by Sir Joseph Swan, 1883; border crocheted by Lady Swan for Silk handkerchief with border of artificial silk made by Sir Joseph Swan, 1883; border crocheted by Lady Swan for

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Silk handkerchief with border of artificial silk made by Sir Joseph Swan, 1883; border crocheted by Lady Swan for
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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.

Details

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