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Upholstery supply

Object Number: 
2002.1.4570
Date: 
1910-1940
Medium: 
Paper, hair, metal
Dimensions: 
20 x 3/4 in.
Description: 
A twisted rope sample of coarse black processed animal hair for upholstery padding and cushions, probably from The Joseph F. Bohnert Co., Inc., Sterilized Curled Hair and Hair Products, Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group