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Page 193 "Chinese Mulberry" and "Persian Management of Silkworms from New England Farmer"
Jan 1, 1834
In columns from an 1834 New England Farmer, vital questions about the problems of raising silk in Massachusetts are asked. Apparently conclusive answers are delivered.
front Tin-Glazed Earthenware Plate
c. 1760
This English-made tin-glazed plate sported exotic Oriental motifs and was considered more valuable and far more stylish than locally produced redware pottery.
front Serving Dish
The transfer-printed blue and white serving dish is impressed with "Wood"on the back (probably Enoch Wood of Staffordshire, England) and is 10 1/2 inches in diameter.
front Bobbin Lace
c. 1820
In the early 19th century, silk lace like this would made for decorative use on a women's dresses and accessories.
front Raw Silk
c. 1836
This bundle of raw silk would be turned into silk thread.


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