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Item Details
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Title
Knitting frame
Work Type
Knitting frame
Date
pre-1752
Material
wood
Description
A pre-1752 French built wooden (oak?) knitting frame in two sections: the base and the unit itself. The base contains a weavers seat and four treadles. Two pivots under the seat connect via leather straps, to a wooden cam at the rear of the frame that controls needle movement. One controls sinkers and the other pivots under the seat and controls supports which release the pressure bar. It uses bearded needles.
Repository
Textile and Costume Collection, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
ID Number
Accession Number: 1974.31.1
Rights
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File Properties
File Name
1974.31.1 stocking frame.jpg
SSID
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