Mid 19th Century Fruitwood Sewing/Reel Clamp
A mid-19th century fruitwood sewing/reel clamp with wood spindles for thread winding and a darkly stained turned cup fixture at the top to hold a small pin ball. The rotating spindles allowed the seamstress to use multiple threads and colors at one time.
Sold through shops and itinerant dealers, it would have had a place of honor in middle class homes. Still strong, colorful, and beautiful after 160 years, it spins a well as it did back in the 1860's. It stands 12.5" tall and could still be used today.
This will make a wonderful addition to your textile or sewing implement collection.
Offered with FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING. International buyers please use the shipping feature in your shopping cart and pay through PayPal if you would like next day shipping.
Layaway is available. Please email me at email@example.com or use the contact form to request a layaway. Info on our layaway plan can be seen under the 'Layaway and Shipping Info' tab.