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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Loom, Treadle, Leibe
loom, treadle
date made
1947
Physical Description
black walnut wood (overall material)
castle style loom (overall style)
Measurements
overall: 58 in x 60 in x 48 in; 147.32 cm x 152.4 cm x 121.92 cm
ID Number
TE.T16889.000
catalog number
T16889.000
accession number
307517
subject
American Textile Industry
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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