Yarn Winder

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1820-1860

GUSN

GUSN-3368

Description

The two rectangular uprights are joined by two conforming stretchers or rails. There are two cagelille spools comprised of thin circular wood ends and 8 rod-turned spindles, one upright ending in an "X" form base. The second upright is rounded at the end (12" shorter than the other). All are painted a medium green. The carved pins hold the reels in place.

Details

Descriptive Terms

winders
wood (plant material)
Wood
Turned
Painted
Winder

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

44 3/4 x 17 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1152