Three Double Cone Shaped Felt Working Forms

Of Double Cone Shape and Coopered Construction
Now Raised on Contemporary Metal Tripod Stands
Measuring from Large to Small: 18”, 17” and 16” diameter
When placed on Tripod Stands: 40”, 37”, 33” high

In the making of felt, the wool is worked and drawn out over these cones which revolve on an elliptical orbit. The material is then cut to form two hollow cones of wool which are steamed and rolled to consolidate the fibres.

England c. 1820

16” in diameter

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