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Crimper

Object Number: 
Z.75
Date: 
19th century
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 7/8 x 10 x 6 1/8 in. ( 25.1 x 25.4 x 15.6 cm )
Description: 
Crimper with two horizontal cylindrical parts with meshing horizontal reeding; cylinders are supported by two stands with U-shaped openings to hold them; supports connected above wooden cross piece with inlaid band.
Gallery Label: 
This tool was most likely used to crimp fabric.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group