American Iron and Wood Flax Hatchel

American Iron and Wood Flax Hatchel

Ref: W1389
This piece is of Delaware origin. Flax hatchels were used by the American colonists in the processing of flax fibers into linen thread. They would straighten and grade the fibers.
DATE
c. 1800
DIMENSIONS
Width 20 Depth 5 in.
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