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S/4626 Antique Treen Yew Wood Hand Loom Weaving Shuttle of the Georgian Period

A good yew wood hand loom weaving shuttle and pirn, which is of traditional form, carved from the solid, with iron tips and carved with the initial E. It has a grain, colour and patination to die for! To a collector who loves wood, this is a must buy. Pirns were the spindles holding the thread enclosed in the shuttle, were mostly of beech and varied in length and diameter according to the size of the shuttle.

Sold 9 in. (24 cm.) Wide
2 in. (6 cm.) Deep
1 in. (3 cm.) High
English Circa 1800