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Bobbins

Object Number: 
Z.1564.1-20
Date: 
1780-1820
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
overall (largest): 6 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 16.2 x 2.9 x 2.9 cm )
Description: 
Group of twenty wooden handmade bobbins of various shapes and sizes, and with various geometric designs of chip carving, two have egg shaped tops and three are cylindrical, but the remaining have flat sides; nine have a loop carved in the top and have a carved decoration linked to the loop.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group