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Hatchel

Description

Oak and steel hatchel for combing flax or hemp; spikes 5 inches by 1/4 inch, round throughout.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1850
Inscriptions
"N" (scratched)
Material
oak (wood)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
combs (textile working equipment)
Hatchel
oak (wood)
steel (alloy)
Textile machinery
Dimensions
7 1/4 x 23 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.994
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Sarah Herrick
GUSN
28314

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