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Hatchel

Description

Iron bound base and box; spikes 5 inches by 3/16 inches; forged nails; used for combing flax or hemp.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1850
Inscriptions
"SR" (burned stamp)
Associated Building
Used At Rebecca Nurse Homestead Main House.
Material
cedar (wood)
pine (wood)
steel (alloy)
yellow birch (wood)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
combs (textile working equipment)
Hatchel
Possibly cedar (wood)
Possibly pine (wood)
steel (alloy)
Textile machinery
yellow birch (wood)
Dimensions
8 x 22 x 8 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.2424
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
31809

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