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Niddy noddy

Object Number: 
N-206b
Date: 
1750-1850
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 1/4 in. (46.4 cm)
Marks: 
typed: affixed to object: "82"
Description: 
Wooden apparatus consisting of a turned columnar shaft with crossbars at each end, offset from each other by 90 degrees; used for winding yarn into skeins.
Gallery Label: 
This niddy noddy was used for winding yarns into skeins.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group