American, 19th century, table yarn swift, with expanding body, turned adjustment collars, clamp and screws, tied blue ribbon decoration, 25-3/4 in.
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Provenance: Property sold to benefit the American Folk Art Museum
one expanding bar separated from top sliding mechanism, scattered minor cracks to surface