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Weaving Frame

Weaving Frame

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Description
Long, U-shaped piece of heavy-gauge iron wire with a small, square, black-painted metal clip that slides on its arms and comes off at its open end. Clip is pierced with a hole in center, the word "PATENT" above and "(M?)A(V - ?)" curved below, all stamped in raised serif letters.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
frame, weaving
date made
1850 - 1925
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (clip material)
tin (clip material)
paint (clip material)
iron wire (pin material)
Measurements
overall: 1/8 in x 3 1/8 in x 5/8 in;.3175 cm x 7.9375 cm x 1.5875 cm
ID Number
DL.245425.0095
accession number
245425
catalog number
245425.0095
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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