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weaving reed
  • United States
  • weaving reed, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood, string
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 49 x 10 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 19 1/4 x 3 7/8 x 9/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5560

The narrow rectangular weaving tool has narrow pieces of wood on the long sides of the rectangle and very narrow pieces of wood held between the long pieces, forming the middle of the rectangle. The long sides are wrapped with string, holding the long pieces together front to back and spacing the small pieces. It is brown.