Date Added: 23 May 2018
This bottle hold a unique yarn winder built with two levels. One level sits blow the next level. The yarn or threads are wound around the arms sot that they go from the lower level arm to the upper level arm. There are eight separate colors of yarn or thread wrapped around the arms of the winders. Each thread is wrapped straight up and down so that each color is "framed" in its own side of the octagonal bottle. Each length of thread is tied together midway along the length of the thread with a different colored thread. The bottle has a very pronounced open pontil and is light green in color. The bottle is sealed with a wooden stopper that slides over the upper arms of the winder to secure it safely inside. The top outside the bottle is a highly polished round shape.
|Type:||Double Yarn Winder in a Bottle||Maker's Name:|
|Bottle Size:||5 3/4" x 1 11/16"||Year Made:||1810 - 1850|
|Bottle Type:||Light Green Octagonal Open Pontil|