Loom spreader

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Object Name: 
Loom spreader
Accession Number: 
L: 30.7 cm, W: 9.6 cm
Not on Display
about 1800-1850
Credit Line: 
Gift of Sibyll Kummer-Rothenhausler
Primary Description: 
Pale aqua non-lead glass; pincered. Flat, rectangular wood paddle, with straight handle of oval cross-section; paddle pierced with twelve square holes, arranged in pairs, in two vertical rows of six each; each with a pincered square glass insert with circular opening; eight more circular holes piercing the paddle, in two rows, within the rows of square holes; pointed nail through the end of the paddle, with the end bent down.
Kummer-Rothenhausler, Sibyll, Source