Loom Weight card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Loom Weight

1973.4.299

Currently not on display

Information

Ceramic loom weight used to hold down the warp threads so the weft threads could be woven over and under them. Described in 1924 as a "tablet of pottery pierced for suspension". Wellcome Historical Medical Museum no. 27446; Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 15 July 1924 Lot 481.