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Bandage roller

Object Number: 
1928.81
Date: 
1861-1865
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 14 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. ( 17.8 x 36.8 x 16.5 cm )
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.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, the bandage roller was made by Dr. G. E. Post and used during the Civil War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Winslow T. Williams
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group