Roundabout

 

 

Reel"cantra"Stool

AREA : warping

OBJECT : “roundabout”

TRANSLATION : Vertical warper. Brunetti Collection , Chieri.

DESCRIPTION : it's a machine made up of different parts : the reel , the “cantra” and the stool, that is a crank-operated pulley.

WORKING NOTES : 1st stage: the operator puts the reels on the “cantra”, according to the directions of the provider

2nd stage: the threads are woven in order to maintain an alternated position (leasing)

3rd stage : the operator winds the threads on the reel,driven by the stool with a handle-operated pulley which fixes the length of the warp. The length S is determined by the number of turns of the reel and by the dimension of its circumference. This stage is controlled by the distributing stub.

4th stage: the operator picks up the threads in a chain which is then put into a basket

5th stage: the operator assembles the chain threads on the folder winding them around the beam, through stretched courses and a wooden counterbore.

The FOLDER is used to wind the threads on the beam through the rake, in order to prepare the vertical threads for the loom working.


Entering the museum

Warping