hooking frame

Object Number: 
1939.13
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Wood, burlap
Dimensions: 
Overall: 39 1/2 x 51 x 7/8 in. ( 100.3 x 129.5 x 2.2 cm )
Description: 
Wooden hooking frame consisting of four members tenoned together; horizontal cross members have circular holes punched through at regular intervals; vertical members have circular holes at tenon locations; section of burlap nailed to frame; printed mark on burlap indicates it was a re-used wheat sack.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group