Textile Beater

This is a beater : a part of a loom used for weaving country cloth. It is used to pull and tighten the weft, or horizontal strings, over the warps, or vertical strings.

Further Information

  • Type: Textiles, cloth, Production equipment
  • Object: Textile Beater
  • Materials: Wood
  • Culture Group: Other
  • Dimensions: 400mm [H]
  • Production Date: Pre 2010
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: Unknown
  • Museum: Sierra Leone National Museum
  • Accession Number: SLNM.2010.026.06

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