Reed (loom accessory)

Object Number: 
Z.999
Date: 
1750-1850
Medium: 
Wood, twine, cane
Dimensions: 
Overall: 40 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 103.5 x 8.9 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
carved: on one end of frame: "XXXXX" impressed: on either side of other end of frame: "NORWICH" and "JEREMIAH / HUNTING[TON?]"
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group