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Object Name: Bandage roller
Date: 1861-1865
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Medium: Wood, metal
Dimensions: Overall: 7 x 14 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. ( 17.8 x 36.8 x 16.5 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Dark wood frame with two wooden horizontal rods and carved four-inch measure on one side; two horizontal wooden rods piercing through the frame; metal pole with handle and metal clamp.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Winslow T. Williams
Object Number: 1928.81
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According to the donor, the bandage roller was made by Dr. G. E. Post and used during the Civil War.

Exhibitions:

"Homefront and Battlefield: Quilts and Context in the Civil War," American Textile History Museum, June 30-November 25, 2012; New-York Historical Society, April 4-August 24, 2014; Shelburne Museum, September 21, 2014-January 4, 2015.