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Cotton winder

Cotton winder

  • Place of origin:

    Birmingham (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cut steel

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of Miss Ethel Gurney

  • Museum number:

    M.80-1935

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This highly decorative tool would have been an expensive and stylish one. It is designed to allow easy winding of cotton thread onto the rotating bobbin. The bobbin is attached to a clamp that holds it securely to a table.

Place of Origin

Birmingham (made)

Date

ca. 1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Cut steel

Descriptive line

Cotton winder, cut steel, made in Birmingham, ca. 1800

Labels and date

7. COTTON WINDER, cut steel, England (Birmimgham); c. 1800
Museum No. M.80-1935 [07/1994]

Materials

Steel

Categories

Household objects; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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