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 block was once part of the collection of Harry Hems.
Accession Loan No.
52/1919/1
Simple Name
stamp
Full Name
tillet block, tree image
Collector / Excavator
Evans, Joan, Miss
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
tillet block
Material
wood
Period Classification
Georgian (1714-1837)
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:51
Updated At
2016-10-13 15:45:51

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