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Name of Object:

Hand carding tool

Location:

Amman, Jordan

Holding Museum:

The Jordan Museum

Date:

AD 1860

Type of object:

Carding tool

Museum Inventory Number:

JMHL 08

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Wood and iron

Dimensions:

L:25cm, W: 10cm-15cm

Provenance:

Caucasus

Description:

Tool used to card wool. Carding is the technique of separating the shorn wool fleece into individual long fibres to prepare them for spinning.

Current Owner:

The Circassian Charity Association

How date and origin were established:

The great-grandparents of the owners of this object brought it with them to Jordan when they immigrated in 1860.

How Object was obtained:

Loan

Citation of this web page:

Najd Sweidan "Hand carding tool"  [db_in_citation_dca]  2019. http://carpets.museumwnf.org/database_item.php?itemId=object;DCA;jo;Mus31_B;9;en

Prepared by: Najd Sweidan
Copyedited by: Lisa Kelman

MWNF Working Number: JO1_009


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