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Spinning Wheel

Description

This flax wheel is composed of oak and maple, with a riven bench and turned spokes, legs, and finials. It includes a wooden distaff mounted to the bench and a strick of flax ready for spinning as well as its flyer assembly and a drive band.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1850
Location of origin
New England
Material
maple (wood)
oak (wood)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
maple (wood)
oak (wood)
spinning wheels
Wheel, Spinning
Dimensions
34 1/2 x 36 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1924.832
GUSN
286780

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