2015.0028.001 DD Tool; overall
  • 2015.0028.001 DD Tool; overall
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Tool (for textiles) (Loom)

  • Category:


  • Place of Origin:

    Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:


  • Materials:

    Oak, red

  • Museum Object Number:

    2015.0028.001 DD

  • Complete Details

Object Number

2015.0028.001 DD

Object Name

Tool (for textiles) (Loom)



Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase with funds provided by Mrs. Jeanne L. Asplundh

Place of Origin

Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Likely created in Berks, Montgomery, or Bucks County in southeastern Pennsylvania.



Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Side; X


Oak, red

Dimensions (inches)

1.5 (H) , 8 (L) , 0.75 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

3.81 (H) , 20.32 (L) , 1.905 (W)

Object Description

Web - 12/16/2016

This wedge is part of a loom that was used in southeastern Pennsylvania for over two hundred years. This piece of oak is located on the left side of the loom supporting the stretcher underneath the warp beam

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Pritchard, M. E. 1954 A Short Dictionary of Weaving: Including Some Spinning, Dyeing and Textile Terms and a Beginner's Guide to Weaving and Dyeing. 196.