Antique Carved Wooden Owl Thread Winder * English * Circa 1850
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Antique Carved Wooden Owl Thread Winder * English * Circa 1850:
Antique Carved Wooden Owl Thread Winder
English * Circa 1850This rare and unusual silk winder is made of light colored wood and is beautifully carved in the form of an owl in flight. It has very fine detail on both sides.
It measures 3 1/8" wide by 1 3/4" high. The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or loss.It was once in the collection of Diane Pelham Burn and this is the piece that was photographed in the bottom plate on p. 34 of her book Thread Winders, A Collector's Guide.
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