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283-Cordage

Scope note
  • Types of cordage made (e.g., thread, yarn, string, rope)
  • Materials used (e.g., bast fiber, cotton, wool, silk, sinew, hair)
  • Preparation of materials (e.g., soaking, retting)
  • Techniques of manufacture (e.g., twisting, spinning, braiding)
  • Special apparatus (e.g., spindle, spinning wheel)
  • Specialized personnel and organization; etc.

See also:

  • Industrialized manufacture of cordage 288
  • Nautical rigging 501
  • Sewing 294
  • String figures 524

Outline of Cultural Materials. George P. Murdock, et al., eds. New Haven, Conn. Human Relations Area Files, Inc. 1961. xxv, 164 p.

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