Object Record

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Collection Reuel B. Pritchett Museum Collection
Donor Tanner, Janet
Catalog Number 77.3.050
Description Clay oval pot containing 8 silkworm silk cocoons and brown threads of silkworm gut. One cocoon is cut in a basket shape. Pot is brown with some decorative green designs on end and glazed green inside.

Silkworms were raised in Lebanon by Mr. Mishalany. Gift of Saleem Mishalany to Mrs. Tanner.
Material Pottery, Silk
Place of Origin Lebanon
Dimensions H-1.8 W-4 L-5.7 inches