Dorothy Liebes's personal four-harness treadle loom, "Ram's Head", 1947

Dorothy Liebes's personal four-harness treadle loom, "Ram's Head", 1947

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Dorothy Liebes's personal four-harness counterbalance treadle loom, "Ram's Head", 1947. Castle style loom with carved ram's heads on each castle upright, and stylized ram horn carving on the base. Custom made for Dorothy Liebes in about 1947. Thought to be made of black walnut and other woods. The carver of the designs was Eugene Ivanoff.
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Object Name
Loom, Treadle, Leibe
loom, treadle
date made
Physical Description
black walnut wood (overall material)
castle style loom (overall style)
overall: 58 in x 60 in x 48 in; 147.32 cm x 152.4 cm x 121.92 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
American Textile Industry
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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