Hand tape loom

Object Number: 
1920.26
Date: 
1750-1850
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 38 x 27 x 11 1/4 in. ( 96.5 x 68.6 x 28.6 cm )
Description: 
Wooden tape loom with apparatus mounted on rectangular plank raised on sawhorse-type base; apparatus consists of two revolving wooden drums, one on either end of plank, with a reed within a rectangular frame surmounted by a vertical, revolving wheel between them.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this object was once part of the collection of George W. Nash.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Provenance: 
The George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group