shuttle loom

Object Number: 
N-189
Date: 
ca. 1800-1850
Medium: 
Wood, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. ( 36.8 x 6.4 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on side: "DWK" carved: on side: "NK"
Description: 
Wood shuttle with wood quill or bobbin; curved ends reinforced with iron wire.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group