Weaving Tool card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Weaving Tool

1973.2.105b

Currently not on display

Information

Weaver's comb with fourteen teeth and a handle. Used for combing flax or linen in the preperation of textiles. Small white rectangular sticker with red printed number 1191 (Rev. William MacGregor collection number). CONDITION NOTE (1998): Worn, surface dirt, surface loss, splitting. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 13962. Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 26 June - 6 July 1922 (MacGregor Collection) Lot 545.