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Spinning Wheel

Description

This flax wheel is composed of oak, maple and possibly yellow birch. The bench and treadle are riven oak. The legs, spokes and finials are all turned. The front of the bench is stamped with a maker's mark (See Inscriptions).

Details

Maker
Ferguson, I (Maker)
Date
1750-1850
Inscriptions
"I Ferguson" (stamped)
Location of origin
New England
Material
maple (wood)
oak (wood)
yellow birch (wood)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
maple (wood)
oak (wood)
spinning wheels
Wheel, Spinning
yellow birch (wood)
Dimensions
35 x 36 x 23 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.1358AB
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
286784

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