An extremely rare Rainbow Model 305, double pocket creel by George Lawrence. Very few of these creels are known to exist and/or are in collections.The Rainbow creel was leathered with cordovan leather. The bottom is missing some wicker and the leather loop for the buckle strap is mostly missing.Overall the creel is in very nice vintage condition. This creel is pictured on page 65 in The Art of the Creel.
Marked on the back of the creel, 305 and ruler numbers stamped into the back hinge leather. The plaque reads: Established 1857, The George Lawrence Co, Portland, Oregon
Measures 9 1/2″ x 10 1/4″ x 16″