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Traditional reel for silk used by Khmer weavers.

Traditional reel for silk used by Khmer weavers. The reel as a whole is black lacquered wood with red accents and includes a base, a support for the reel axel, and a reel. The reel support is a carved figure. The reel itself has 8 rods that run parallel to the axel, creating a barrel shape. There is no visible crank-mechanism to turn the reel.