Hatchel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1750-1850

GUSN

GUSN-31809

Description

Iron bound base and box; spikes 5 inches by 3/16 inches; forged nails; used for combing flax or hemp.

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (textile working equipment)
steel (alloy)
pine (wood)
cedar (wood)
yellow birch (wood)
Textile machinery
Hatchel

Inscription

"SR" (burned stamp)

Associated Building

Used At Rebecca Nurse Homestead Main House,

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8 x 22 x 8 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1927.2424