Current Location:
Shelf W3 (OS) -> Box 362
Location Notes:
IDC; Open Shelving; Section W; Shelf W3; Box 362

Iranian Carpet Making Tool: Panja (Comb)

Artwork
Identifier:
2018.41.14
Credit:
Gift of Jim and Virgina Goode
Medium:
Wood and Metal
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 13" Width: 2.5"
Description:
Long wood handle has a metal hook at the far end. Opposite end has two more small hooks. Very end has rows of metal pieces that form a comb-like pattern or shape. Some decoration on the exterior sides of outer metal pieces.
Historical Context:
This comb shaped tool is used to pack down the rows and wefts or a rug when it is being worked on a loom.