Object ID
1994.20B
Object Name
Reed
Measurements
8.7325200000 cm. W x 70.8025000000 cm. L, Item (Overall)
Material
Wood
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Object Description
The reed has two thin wooden slats on each side. Attached to them is four long wooden poles. They are attached by yarn wrapped around them and tied. In between the two poles on each side, there are thin wooden slats. These slats are held apart by yarn, which is wound around the two poles. This makes it so that each of the slats is a yarn's width apart. One side of the reed has a handwritten "EA" in curved letters.
Origin
The file this was found in labelled it as a part of a loom. Based on its looks, it appears to be a reed. Reeds are used to push weft yarn securely in place after it is woven and consists of vertical slits.
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Citation
Reed, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/11278. Accessed 01/15/21.