Carpet beater

identifier

ID 620

morphology

craft

holotype

MOT V 85.0269 L=87cm WD=28cm WT=290gr

holotype

MOT V 2006.0274 L=60cm WD=13cm WT=240gr

holotype

MOT V 2012.0399 L=70cm WD=21cm WT=25gr
description

Hand tool for beating carpets, which are then hung on a clothesline (1).

It consists of a woven reed leaf (approx. 20 cm by 30 cm) and a straight reed stem (approx. 50 cm). Another model consists of a wooden handle (approx. 30 cm) to which a rubber loop (approx. 25 cm) is attached and another is made of pleated bamboo, which is tied together by means of iron wire.

See also the clothes beater. [MOT]

(1) There are also horsehair "pillow beaters" (DU CAJU: 240).