Clock Reel

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1750-1850

GUSN

GUSN-221395

Description

Clock reel with table. Has riven oak legs, and a block made of white pine. The arm and the counter are made from either maple or birch. This object was used to measure yarn, as it was wound off of the bobbin of a spinning wheel, and made into a skein.

Details

Descriptive Terms

measuring devices (instruments)
textile working equipment
oak (wood)
pine (wood)
maple (wood)
birch (wood)
Reel, Clock

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

41 1/2 x 20 x 26 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1958.M3

Places

Possibly New England (United States) [general region]