Thread Reel Holder

Agency/Maker
Convict (Unknown)
Production date
1840-1850
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Brief description
This thread reel holder was used on the Parramatta Female Factory site. One of the many types of work at the factory was sewing. The thread bobbins were placed on the steel spokes and the wooden top was screwed into place to anchor the thread reel.
Media/Materials
Wood, metal
Measurements
Height 18cm (7")
Cap diameter 20.5cm (8")
Base diameter 24cm (9 and 1/2")
handle height 5cm (2")
Handle width 7.5cm (2")
Production place
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Accession date
28 Jun 2012
Object number
2012.12.3

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