Quilling Rod

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1750-1850

GUSN

GUSN-221183

Description

Quilling rod. Used with wheel 1919.724. See photograph in : Cummer, Joan Whittaker. "A Book of Spinning Wheels". Portsmouth, NH: Peter E. Randall, 1993, p. 67; for an example of a wheel that such a rod would have been used with.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rods (object genre)
spindles (textile working equipment)
ash (wood)
oak (wood)
Spindle

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

14 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Wallace Taylor

Accession Number

1913.2

Places

Possibly New England (United States) [general region]