A Bobbin Winder & Collection of Bobbins

When once the lace-making trade was vibrant in England these labour-saving devices were made in large numbers to help lace-makers wind thread onto bobbins – which were generally adorned with decorative beads of glass etc (known as spangles) their purpose to give weight and stability to the bobbins while being worked.

This particular winder has a wonderfully charactered Chestnut wheel of great colour with an Oak drawer to its base, and comes together with an interesting collection of 34 spangled bobbins of various periods – some quite remarkable.

Product features
  • English
  • Circa 1790
  • Approx. 15" x 12" x 9"


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