A Mother Of Pearl French Knotting Shuttle
A mother of pearl knotting shuttle decorated with silver floral design Circa 1780.
Knotting was a form of handwork especially popular in the 18th century and was used to make a variety of trims used in clothing and as embellishment in the needlework. Simple strings of knots or elaborate fringes could all be manufactured using a knotting shuttle.
Condition Report: Overall Good with wear consistent with age and use. Some losses on decoration.
Dimensions: Weight .055gm, Length 13cm, Width 4cm, Height 2cm.