Wool cards

Object Number: 
Z.1681ab
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Wood, metal, leather
Dimensions: 
overall (each): 9 1/8 x 9 3/4 x 2 1/8 in. ( 23.2 x 24.8 x 5.4 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: center outside both cards: "THE ONLY GENUINE / OLD WHITTEMORE PATENT / IMPROVED / No. 8 / WOOL / WATSON WILLIAMS MFG Co. LEICESTER MASS"
Description: 
Two wooden wool cards with leather patches on the inside with metal teeth.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group