Wooden shuttle appears to be hand-carved from branch or board into "canoe" shape. Both ends taper smoothly to a point. Center is carved out to form rectangular depression. One hole at each end of depression between which should be bar of some sort. One hole on side of depression. Underside of shuttle is carved out to leave valley.
L. 29 x W. 4.5 x H. 3 cm (L. 11.4 x W. 1.8 x H. 1.2 in)
Place of Origin
Bastrop (Bastrop County, Tex.)
Gift to Texas Memorial Museum, by Miss Belle Jones, 1941.
Artisan or Artist
wood ; shuttles (textile machinery)
Materials Facet -- Materials (Hierarchy Name) -- materials (matter) -- biological material -- plant material -- wood (plant material) ; Objects Facet -- Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name) -- Tools and Equipment (Hierarchy Name) -- equipment -- textile working equipment -- shuttles (textile tools)
Tools and Equipment for Materials -- textile working tools and equipment -- textile manufacturing equipment -- shuttle -- shuttle, weaving
tools and equipment -- tatting shuttles
Tools and Materials for artisans and artists
Texas Memorial Museum Collection, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
Local Resource Number
Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
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