Museum Holiday Schedule

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Wednesday, December 24, 10am-3pm and will reopen Friday, December 26, 10am-8pm. For details, please visit our calendar.

Bobbins

Bobbins
Bobbins
Bobbins
Bobbins
Bobbins
Bobbins
Bobbins
Bobbins
Bobbins
Bobbins
Bobbins
Bobbins
Bobbins
Bobbins
Bobbins
Bobbins
Bobbins
Bobbins
Bobbins
Bobbins
Title
Bobbins
Date 
1780-1820
Medium 
Wood
Dimensions 
overall (largest): 6 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 16.2 x 2.9 x 2.9 cm )
Description 
Group of twenty wooden handmade bobbins of various shapes and sizes, and with various geometric designs of chip carving, two have egg shaped tops and three are cylindrical, but the remaining have flat sides; nine have a loop carved in the top and have a carved decoration linked to the loop.
Object Number 
Z.1564.1-20
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group