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D3222 Thread winder and whistles (2), wood / glass, Peter Michel, Brienz, Switzerland, acquired 1893. Click to enlarge.

Two owl whistles and thread winder

Made by Michel, Peter in Brienz, Bern canton, Switzerland, Europe

Thread winder and two whistles. The whistles are shaped as owls. One owl whistle has a natural bark finish with carved pokerwork detail and attached glass eyes. The other owl has a carved honeycomb / circular patterning, pokerwork, and glass eyes. The thread winder is in a two tone wood case,

Summary

Object No.

D3222

Object Statement

Thread winder and whistles (2), wood / glass, Peter Michel, Brienz, Switzerland, acquired 1893

Physical Description

Thread winder and two whistles. The whistles are shaped as owls. One owl whistle has a natural bark finish with carved pokerwork detail and attached glass eyes. The other owl has a carved honeycomb / circular patterning, pokerwork, and glass eyes. The thread winder is in a two tone wood case,

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1893

Acquisition Date

2 August 1893

Cite this Object

Harvard

Two owl whistles and thread winder 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 22 November 2019, <https://ma.as/222162>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/222162 |title=Two owl whistles and thread winder |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=22 November 2019 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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