Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item KMS_E-988-016-011 - Thread

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CA KMS KMS_E-988-016-011

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Silk, Plastic

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This object is a rectangular plastic package containing silk thread. The package is has a white plastic backing which is slightly bigger than the front of the package giving room for a seal. The front of the package is a sea foam green color and is a raised rectangle. The inside of this rectangle is slightly hollow out and have a circular indent in the middle with spaces for the balls of thread. The silk thread within the package is white. There are three thread cocoons, two on the sides and one at the top of the package with string coming out of it and forming a loop. The package lid is made of clear plastic that covers the thread cocoons and is attached to the extended lip of the package backing. On the front of the lid there is raised lettering on the package that is colored yellow. Half of this lettering is in Chinese while the other half reads " Chinese Silk, Suzhouist Silk-Mill."

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Okanagan Heritage Museum

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156.3 KiB


November 12, 2015 12:53 PM

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