1837 Golding's Patent Model of a Spinning Doubling and Twisting Silk Machine

Description
Doubling and Twisting Thread Machine Patent Model
Patent No. 352, issued August 15, 1837
John Golding, Dedham, Massachusetts
In his patent specification, Golding noted that the frame of the doubling and twisting machine was to be constructed like any of the “modern” frames. It would have gears, and an eccentric, or heart, motion to guide the thread on the spool. His patent claim concerned the arrangement of the machinery that prevented wasting the thread if it broke. This was accomplished by stopping the spindle and raising the feeding-down roller.
Location
Currently not on view
model constructed
before 1837-08-15
patent date
1837-08-15
inventor
Golding, John
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Dedham
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 5/8 in x 8 in x 14 1/2 in; 34.6075 cm x 20.32 cm x 36.83 cm
ID Number
TE.T11416.064
catalog number
T11416.064
accession number
89797
patent number
352
subject
Patent Models
Invention
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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