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Thursday, December 29, 2011

Scrimshaw sewing box

On display at the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath
handmade box with scrimshaw yarn swift.


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3 comments:

Stitching By A Cornish Sea Shore said...

What is a yarn swift? Is it for winding wool hanks ?

Jane in Wales said...

Oh, that's beautiful! Why don't they make them like that anymore...?
Jane

maritza said...

Margaret, me encanta este aparato de madera. Me imagino que es para convertir las madejas de lana en ovillos. Mi madre tenía algo parecido pero no tan bonito como éste.
Te deseo todo lo mejor para el año que comienza. Un beso