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Flax spinning wheel

1985.192 (RS118570)

Description

Marked "WH" on end of wheel table. Three ring and baluster legs support table w/ grooved edges. Elaborately turned wheel supports; ring-incised wheel w/ 17 turned spindles. Similarly turned spindle supports and distaff supports.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
metal
wood (plant material)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
metal
spinning wheels
Unidentified Metal
WHEEL, SPINNING
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
24.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.192
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25130

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