Flax Breaker

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1750-1850

GUSN

GUSN-221222

Description

Flax breaker; square pine body, four oak legs; axed square board.

Details

Descriptive Terms

flax (fiber)
pine (wood)
maple (wood)
oak (wood)
Textile machinery
Breaker, Flax

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

32 1/2 x 66 x 9 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1919.813

Places

New England (United States) [general region]