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Loom

Description

Large, four harness weaving loom with squared posts and rails painted red with many accessories; appears to be complete.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Inscriptions
There are numbers marked in chalk on the framing elements.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
hardwood
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
string (fiber product)
Object type
Textileworking T&E; Textile Manufacturing Equipment
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
hardwood
Loom
looms (textile tools)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
string (fiber product)
Dimensions
84 x 65 1/2 x 55 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1684
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11165

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