Hand carding tool
The Jordan Museum
Wood and iron
L:25cm, W: 10cm-15cm
Tool used to card wool. Carding is the technique of separating the shorn wool fleece into individual long fibres to prepare them for spinning.
The Circassian Charity Association
The great-grandparents of the owners of this object brought it with them to Jordan when they immigrated in 1860.
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