A litter, or frame, for carrying disabled, wounded, or dead persons.
The frame upon which canvas is stretched for a painting.
A wooden frame over which the canvas of a painting is stretched. Since rectangular stretchers are easier to construct, they are much more common. However, they can be any shape, including oval, round, octagon and hexagon. The edges of the canvas are attached to the stretcher with either tacks or staples.
A support frame made of wood onto which the canvas of oil paintings or needleart can be mounted. A stretcher has adjustable corners that allow for periodic tightening (stretching) of the canvas, unlike a strainer (see above) which is solidly joined at the corners.
a wooden frame over which the canvas of a painting is stretched (see illustration).
A wooden frame for textile supports that has expandable corners.
a batten; here probably a wooden sheerpole or ratline [187.35
The wooden frame on which canvas is stretched. Stretched canvas is less apt to change with atmospheric variations and is less susceptible to damage.
a wooden framework on which canvas is stretched and fixed for oil painting
a litter for transporting people who are ill or wounded or dead; usually consists of a sheet of canvas stretched between two poles
a wooden support that a canvas is attached to for stability
expandable wooden frame that canvas is prepared onto before painting that enables the artist to adjust the tension of the surface.
a litter on which a patient can be carried.
A rigid wooden frame over which a canvas is usually stretched. The stretcher can be expanded by tapping keys (wedges) inserted at the corners.
The bars, usually of wood, over which a canvas is stretched.
a wooden framework that supports and maintains the tautness of a piece of canvas. Stretcher designs have been modified throughout the centuries.
Devices or appliances for expanding a material making it taut, removing wrinkles, or the like; used especially with reference to frames upon which canvas or other textile is stretched for painting, having mitered corners that can be forced apart by wedges or some other device to firmly stretch the fabric. Similar frames that support canvas or other textile and do not have expandable corners are called strainers.
A wooden chassis for textile supports with expandable corners.