Reed (loom accessory)

Object Number: 
N-199
Date: 
1750-1850
Medium: 
Wood, cane, twine
Dimensions: 
Overall: 47 x 4 x 5/8 in. ( 119.4 x 10.2 x 1.6 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular wooden frame wound with twine securing dents made of cane.
Gallery Label: 
A reed fit in the batten of a loom and was used to space warp yarns evenly.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George W. Nash
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