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Spinning Wheel Weight

Description

Ovoid bottle-shaped spinning wheel carved from wood with a cavity with lead; long, narrow neck ending in flattened round knob; there are traced of old, green paint.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Inscriptions
Paper Label on side: for turning/ spinning wheel/ 1800
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
lead (metal)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Weights & Measure T&E
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Lead
lead (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
Weight, Balance
weights (scale components)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.498
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10610

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