Tatting Shuttle, 'Boye' Improved; The Boye Needle Co.; 1930-1940; WY.2004.55.1
Tatting Shuttle, 'Boye' ImprovedAbout this object
This is one of several tatting shuttles which belonged to May Hall of Edendale. The 'Boye" Improved model, first patented in the 1920s incorporated a removable bobbin case. This meant that it could be pre-loaded with additional thread and was less likely to form knots.Maker
Inorganic, processed material, metal, alloy, steel
Inscribed on face: ' "BOYE" IMPROVED'
'MADE IN U.S.A.'
'THE BOYE NEEDLE CO. CHICAGO'
On reverse: 'MORE THREAD-LESS KNOTS'
h 75 mm x w 20 mm x d 10 mm
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