1998.219.1

Carding comb.

Wooden carding comb with metal prongs set in leather. Part of a pair that would have been used to tease out the fibres of sheep’s wool to prepare it for spinning into thread.

Object Details

Other Number: not specified
Normal Location: Main Store West: archive box 1
Current Location: normal location

1 thought on “1998.219.1

  1. Jacqui Bennett

    This is more a hand carder, or carding brush.

    A wool comb is a different tool used to comb longer fibres and fleece.

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