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Loom

Loom

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Merton Abbey Workshop (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wood, with metal hinges, holding a sample of carpet weaving in progress

  • Credit Line:

    Given by William Morris

  • Museum number:

    293-1893

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This model loom was used at the Merton Abbey Works for the instruction of carpet weavers. The loom holds a small sample of work in progress.

Physical description

Used at the Merton Abbey Works for the instruction of carpet weavers, the loom holds a small sample of work in progress.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Merton Abbey Workshop (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Wood, with metal hinges, holding a sample of carpet weaving in progress

Dimensions

Height: 68.0 cm, Width: 56.0 cm, Depth: 29.5 cm

Object history note

RP 12934/1893

Descriptive line

Loom, wood with metal hinges holding a sample of carpet weaving in progress, made at Merton Abbey, late nineteenth century, England.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Parry, Linda, ed. William Morris. London: Philip Wilson Publishers Limited, 1996. 384 p., ill. ISBN 0856674419

Materials

Wool; Metal; Wood

Categories

Textiles; Tools & Equipment

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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