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Rack of spools

Rack of spools
Title
Rack of spools
Date 
1820-1860
Medium 
Wood, iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 1/8 x 11 1/8 x 4 in. ( 20.6 x 28.3 x 10.2 cm )
Description 
Wooden rack with three lathe-turned poles with four egg-shaped sections separated by narrow necks; four iron skewers pierce the poles horizontally and support two spools each; set on base.
Object Number 
812b
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group