A plaque to describe the Tenterhooks used to dry and stretch washed cloth in textile mills at Marsden, West Yorkshire
Contributor:2ebill / Alamy Stock Photo
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Dimensions:5025 x 3350 px | 42.5 x 28.4 cm | 16.8 x 11.2 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:22 July 2011
Location:Marsden, West Yorkshire, England, UK
This is a series of tenterhooks, which were used to stretch and dry washed cloth in the textile mills. The phrase 'being on tenterhooks' comes from the metal hooks attached to the posts.