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Bobbin

Bobbin

  • Place of origin:

    England (Midland Counties, made)

  • Date:

    1800-1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Turned and tinted bone with glass beads on wire

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of Her Majesty the Queen

  • Museum number:

    T.104B-1929

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Turned and tinted bone, decorated with stripes and dots in red and blue. Weighted with stamped and facetted beads of white and coloured glass (spangles) threaded on wire.

Place of Origin

England (Midland Counties, made)

Date

1800-1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Turned and tinted bone with glass beads on wire

Dimensions

Length: 4.25 in

Object history note

Registered File number 1929/6233. Compare with T.184-1926.

Descriptive line

Turned and tinted bone, weighted with glass beads on wire.

Materials

Bone; Wire; Glass-beads

Techniques

Turning; Tinting

Subjects depicted

Stripes; Dots

Categories

Needlework accessories

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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