Warping Frame

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1750-1850

GUSN

GUSN-11583

Description

Four rough-hewn, long, square sectioned members joined to form a square by mortise and tenon construction. Each member is drilled with holes for shaved pegs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

frames (furnishings)
wood (plant material)
Wood
Frame, Warping

Inscription

Incised with Roman numerals to assure proper construction. A printed paper tag reads: Harriet A. Barstow Auction- Taunton, Mass., July 29, 1950.

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

78 x 84 x 11 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.769