Cards for wool
Wood, metal, leather
Overall: 9 x 10 x 5/8 in. ( 22.9 x 25.4 x 1.6 cm )
stamped: on the back of each panel: "PLINY EARLE & BROTHERS/LEICESTER, MASSACHUSETTS/No. 6/COTTON"
Two rectangular wooden panels with handles; inner surface of each flat panel is covered with a dense field of small bent wires held by a leather backing.
The carding process is one step in the preparation of fibers such as cotton for spinning.
Gift of Miss Lizette MacGregor
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