Cloth Reeler

Tend machines that spread cloth.

What does a Cloth Reeler do?

Tends machine that spreads cloth from rope to open form and reels it preparatory to drying or other processing: Positions drum of roped cloth in front of machine. Draws end of cloth from top of drum and ties or stitches end of cloth to cloth in machine. Starts machine and turns drum by hand to ensure that cloth emerges from drum and winds untwisted onto reel.