Flax plant fibers
Two bundles of flax plant at different stages of refinement. One is partially broken flax to remove outside to get to figures with off-white ribbon and the other is much longer and consists of fibers freed from the husk and combed straight with green string.
"Flax plant partially/ broken to remove/ outside to get/ inside fibers"
"Famous Artist/ Studios"
"Inside fibers freed of husk/ combed straight/to be used on/ the flax wheel/ spinning wheel"
New Hampshire (United States)
Weare (Hillsborough county, New Hampshire)
- Descriptive terms
- 29 x 2 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Margaret Horsch Lightbody