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Description
Six reels of cotton in the colours green, blue, white and red, grey and white. Found inside Sister Catherine Ovens wicker sewing basket.
Media/materials description
Cotton and silk substitute thread on reels made of wood. One has a metal needle attached.
Media and materials
Measurements
.1 - Green thread on a brown reel = Diameter (mm) = 30mm
.1 - Green thread on a brown reel = Height (mm) = 34mm
.2 - Blue, red and white thread on a brown reel = Diameter (mm) = 29mm
.2 - Blue, red and white thread on a brown reel = Height (mm) = 38mm
.3 - Grey thread on a wooden reel = Diameter (mm) = 35mm
.3 - Grey thread on a wooden reel = Height (mm) = 33mm
.4 - White thread on a black reel = Diameter (mm) = 30mm
.4 - White thread on a black reel = Height (mm) = 29mm
.5 - Blue thread on wooden reel = Diameter (mm) = 33mm
.5 - Blue thread on wooden reel = Height (mm) = 34mm
.6 - White thread = Diameter (mm) = 50mm
.6 - White thread = Height (mm) = 45mm
Collection
Accession number
NPM993.18.93.19
Credit line
Reel, cotton. Nelson Provincial Museum, Ovens Collection: NPM993.18.93.19

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