Weaving Tool card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Weaving Tool


Currently not on display


Weaver's comb used for combing flax or linen in the preperation of textiles. One side incised with dot and circle decoration. Marked in red "15" and some other annotations in pencil. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Splitting, surface loss, surface dirt. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no.43697: BEATER-IN Wood. Piece missing. 8" X 8" For weaving. Old Egyptian; Purchased at Stevens's, London. 25 August 1925 Lot 434.