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Spinning Wheel

Description

Wool spinning wheel; A: bench; B: wheel post; C: wheel. The bench (A) is made of quartered chestnut. The wheel (C) shows cut nails from the rim into the spokes, while there are forged nail heads visible on the splice. The spinning wheel came from a house in Peterborough, New Hampshire

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1850
Material
ash (wood)
birch (wood)
chestnut (wood)
maple (wood)
oak (wood)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Places
New England (United States) [general region]
Descriptive terms
chestnut (wood)
Possibly ash (wood)
Possibly birch (wood)
Possibly maple (wood)
Possibly oak (wood)
spinning wheels
Wheel, Spinning
Dimensions
61 x 77 x 22 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.942AC
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. E. C. Miller
GUSN
221206

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