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Bobbin

Bobbin

  • Place of origin:

    Donyatt (found)

  • Date:

    1700-1799

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cut and bored bone

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. R. Coleman-Smith

  • Museum number:

    T.436-1976

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Very small bobbin of bone cut with a knob head and short neck, to take the thread, and a short rounded shank. The latter is bored with a hole to take the gingles.

Place of Origin

Donyatt (found)

Date

1700-1799

Materials and Techniques

Cut and bored bone

Dimensions

Length: 1.4 in, Length: 3.4 cm

Descriptive line

Bobbin of bone, Donyatt, 1700-1799

Categories

Needlework accessories

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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