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Object ID 1959.009.006 a
Object Name Bobbin
Collection Household/Domestic
Credit line Gift of Miss Alice P. Smyth
Year Range from 1840
Year Range to 1850
Made John Sellers
Description Wooden cross-shaped bobbin with flared, pointed ends; wound with a length of modern red embroidery thread.
Dimensions H-2 W-2 inches
Owned Elizabeth Poole Sellers
Provenance Owned by Elizabeth Poole Sellers, the wife of John Sellers and grandmother of the donor.
Subjects Sewing equipment & supplies
Sewing
Search Terms Bobbins
Sewing
Room Read Bedroom
Material Wood