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Bobbin Reel

Description

Egg-shaped end on tapering shaft with reel-turned device at mid-section; baluster-shaped finial; natural finish.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1800
Location of origin
Europe
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
incising
maple (wood)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Bobbin
Incised
incising
Maple
Possibly maple (wood)
spools
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
4 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1311
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2850

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