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HEMP TEXTILES ROOM GUIDE

HEMP TEXTILE PRODUCTS.

Left, hemp deck shoes. Right, hemp canvas tennis shoes.  The museum curator wore out two pair of tennis shoes and loved them.

Photo: Bill Bridges

The Hemp Museum has several old spools of thread of unknown fiber.  Hemp thread was used for sewing military boots during World War II, and probably all the other wars.

Hemp Museum thread.

Reusable hemp fabric coffee filter  from HEMPGEAR.
Old-fashioned ice pack of rubber lined canvas.
African style hat of hemp.  Two small hemp bags on a larger hemp bag.

Photo: Bill Bridges

Hemp briefcase bags with shoulder straps.

Photo: Bill Bridges

Hemp shopping bags, top.  And knitted hemp twine purse with non-hemp rope.

Photo: Bill Bridges

Hemp socks from the Hempstead Company.

Photo: Bill Bridges

Hemp bear with hemp button eyes, stuffed with hemp and cotton.  Small hemp doll, lower right. Lower left, hacky-sack ball with hemp seeds.

Photo: Bill Bridges

Hemp cap, guitar strap, women's panties are a hemp - silk blend.  Lower, hemp fabric coffee filter.

Photo: Bill Bridges

Hemp hair band.

Photo: Bill Bridges

Hemp Museum canvas, top left, folding feed bucket from the New York City Railway.  Hemp fire hose, top center.   Top right, folding canvas military bucket.  Lower, canvas water bags.

Photo: Bill Bridges

Hemp leaf ash tray on hemp place mat from the Fremont Hemp Co., Seattle.  Top edge hemp fiberboard.  Hemp museum items.
Baskets and scrubbies of Hemp, by Sister Somayah.

Photo: Bill Bridges

Hemp Museum items of hemp, sandals, socks, deck shoes, tennis shoes, shoe laces.

Photo: Bill Bridges

Products from a former hemp store including pot holder, placemats, napkins, tablecloths of hemp.
Items from the Hemp Museum;  Left, hemp sweater, right top, hemp 55% - cotton 45% shirt. Hemp wallet, lower right, and lower center, patches of hemp denim. 

Photo: Bill Bridges

Old wicker trunk with hemp cover.  On a day when I had a camera and not enough money.
Hemp yarn from China, sitting on Medium Density Fiberboard of Hemp from Poland.
 "It is also said that the finest laces of the olden days were always made of hemp in preference to any other fiber." -Herndon, p.154. HEMP IN COLONIAL VIRGINIA.
Chinese made rug of 100% Hemp fiber.  One of the thickest, softest rugs the Curator has seen.  This rug has slightly faded due to its exposure to the sun in years of display with the mobile museum.

Hemp museum rug, 1992.

The lower rug on the left is being displayed by the U.S.A. Hemp Museum, on loan from Brenda Kershenbaum.   It is one of the first rugs woven of hemp by Navajo Hemp Rug makers.  They spun their own yarn out of raw long hemp. (see below)
Design and detail of the above mentioned Navajo hemp rug.
Small pouch for lighter, etc., by U.S. HEMP.
Hemp apron.
Hooded hemp pullover coat.
LIBERAR LA HIERBA SAGRADA. FREE THE HOLY HERB.  Detail of Sister Somayah's hemp coat.
Summer cloth hemp shirt.
Hemp vest prototype, without buttons.
Zippered hemp pouch.

 


HEMP TEXTILES ROOM GUIDE

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