Attic loom, North Sebago, ca. 1850

Contributed by Sebago Historical Society

Description

This original attic loom came from the Wilbur McKinney Farm.

Women created fabric for garments, linens and rugs for the home using a loom such as this. They often spun yarns using the wool gathered from their own sheep herds.

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About This Item

  • Title: Attic loom, North Sebago, ca. 1850
  • Creation Date: circa 1850
  • Subject Date: circa 1850
  • Town: Sebago
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Wood
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Sebago Historical Society
PO Box 59, Sebago, ME 04029
(207) 787-2489

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