Not currently on display at the V&A

Wool Holder

1870-1899 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Wool-holder consisting of a spherical container of varnished wood. Made in two halves, the join is disguised by a raised rib round the centre. The upper half has a central hole for the wool to run through and has a loop handle of red silk cord. It is decorated on one side with a transfer print of the West Pier, Brighton.


object details
Category
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Wool Holder
  • Wool Holder Lid
Materials and Techniques
Varnished wood and silk
Brief Description
Varnished wood wool holder, England, 1870-1899
Physical Description
Wool-holder consisting of a spherical container of varnished wood. Made in two halves, the join is disguised by a raised rib round the centre. The upper half has a central hole for the wool to run through and has a loop handle of red silk cord. It is decorated on one side with a transfer print of the West Pier, Brighton.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 3.62in
  • Diameter: 8.9cm
Credit line
Bequeathed by Mr E. W. Mynott
Collection
Accession Number
T.49-1980

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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