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Yarn Winder

1991.1152 (RS21609)

Description

The two rectangular uprights are joined by two conforming stretchers or rails. There are two cagelille spools comprised of thin circular wood ends and 8 rod-turned spindles, one upright ending in an "X" form base. The second upright is rounded at the end (12" shorter than the other). All are painted a medium green. The carved pins hold the reels in place.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1860
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Painted
Turned
Winder
winders
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
44 3/4 x 17 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1152
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3368

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