Our museum is temporarily closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. Read a message from our director, and check our website and social media for updates.

16 Spinndle Throstle Twisting Frame

16 Spinndle Throstle Twisting Frame

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Object Name
throstle twister
date made
about 1822
maker
Merrimack Manufacturing Co.
Physical Description
wood; steel; brass; cotton; metal; paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 40 in x 71 in x 49 in; 101.6 cm x 180.34 cm x 124.46 cm
ID Number
TE.T10890
catalog number
T10890
accession number
152776
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Comments

Add a comment about this object