Contributed by Biddeford Historical Society
Local wood shops produced creels for textile spinning frames. The top and bottom creels held large spools of yarn. They were twisted together to form one thread, that entered the top role of the spinning frame, and spun around the bobbins, once the bobbins were filled.
About This Item
- Title: Woodworking shop, Biddeford, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Town: Biddeford
- County: York
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 2.1 cm x 1.8 cm
- Local Code: #486
- Object Type: Image
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- Textile industry--Maine--Biddeford
For more information about this item, contact:Biddeford Historical Society
P.O. Box 200, Biddeford, ME 04005
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