Yarn Winder

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-3369

Description

A shaved upright holds a frame comprised to two oblong horizontal elements joined by four shaved spindles. All are raised on a heavy pyriform base and are unpainted. The frame pivots and can be removed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

winders
wood (plant material)
shaving (process)
Wood
Shaved
Winder

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

34 x 28 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1153