Tillet block

Description
Tillet blocks were used to stamp the outer wrapping of bales of cloth before they were exported from Exeter. The blocks feature different designs, each probably representing a different manufacturer. This design features a tree and a head.
Accession Loan No.
1895/12/100
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
tillet block
Simple Name
stamp
Full Name
tillet block, tree, cartouche and head
Dimensions
whole length 180 mm; whole W 150 mm; whole TH 25 mm
Period Classification
Georgian (1714-1837)
Family Group

Material
wood
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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