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Wool cards

Object Number: 
1920.25ab
Date: 
1700-1750
Medium: 
Wood, lether, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 9 3/4 x 3/4 in. ( 25.4 x 24.8 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
carved: center, outside: "NATHAN R BOLTON / MASSACHUSETTS / No 6 / WOOL" carved: above maker's carving: "UP"
Description: 
Pair of wooden hand carders, working surface of each has a piece of leather studded with thin iron teeth, the leather is nailed onto the card.
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