sley or reed (loom accessory)
Wood, cane, twine
Overall: 5/8 x 45 x 4 3/8 in. ( 1.6 x 114.3 x 11.1 cm )
carved: on end of frame: "LEDI"
Rectangular wooden frame wound with twine securing dents made of cane (7 per inch).
A reed fit in the batten of a loom and was used to space warp yarns evenly.
Gift of George W. Nash
The George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.